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Crop Diversification Can Improve Environmental Outcomes Without Sacrificing Yields

A new study shows diversifying agricultural systems beyond a narrow selection of crops leads to a range of ecosystem improvements while also maintaining or improving yields. But the study said some marketing and agricultural policy considerations will have to change for farmers to adopt diversification practices more widely, says Iowa State University.
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Forget About All The Hype! No-Tillers Don’t Want To Lose Any Nutrient, Soil And Environmental Benefits From Selling Residue Out Of Their Fields

No-tillers definitely understand the value of leaving residue in their corn fields. They recognize that corn stalks, leaves, husks and cobs help reduce soil losses, provide cheap nutrients, trim greenhouse emission levels, boost moisture levels, help organic matter, improve soil quality, reduce compaction and increase crop productivity.
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Manure Injection Gets A Closer Look

Pennsylvania is looking into new ways to deal with the old problem of manure. This year, Pennsylvania is using a $225,000 federal grant to study the benefits of injecting manure into farm fields.
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