A team of editors from No-Till Farmer â€“ John Dobberstein, Laura Allen and Cole Vandermause â€“ will be visiting no-tillers in Pennsylvania and Maryland this week and posting photos and information on Twitter and Facebook.
I now know that what I was calling no-till in the early 1970s wasn’t what many would classify as no-till, but my farming operation now certainly fits the definition. Only the coulters on my no-till planter and drill crack the surface of my fields today.
The State of Maryland has committed approximately $16 million for the 2011-2012 Cover Crop Program, which provides grants to farmers who plant cover crops in the fall to conserve nutrients, reduce soil erosion and protect water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
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