Items Tagged with 'earthworm population'

ARTICLES

Saved Sediment, Covers, Worms Bring No-Till ‘Gold’ to the Surface

Dwight Clary says seeding covers have revved up his Ohio farm by suppressing weeds, taking up nutrients and building organic matter.
An interest in conservation hit Dwight Clary early in life. When he was 13 years old, one of his 4H projects won a County Conservation Award. The prize? A week at Conservation Camp. That was when he learned about a new practice called “no-till.”
Read More

100% Cover Cropping Brings New Benefits to No-Till Farm

Eric Eberhard of Eberhard Farms in Bellevue, Ohio, talks about the cover-crop program they’ve implemented on 100% of their no-till farm. He explains why they prefer to use Austrian winter peas before corn, the benefits of ‘planting green’ and terminating the cover later, and the changes they’ve seen in terms of water infiltration, yield and earthworm populations.
Read More

Top Articles

Current Issue

Cover_NTF_March_0320_198w.jpg

No-Till Farmer

Get full access NOW to the most comprehensive, powerful and easy-to-use online resource for no-tillage practices. Just one good idea will pay for your subscription hundreds of times over.

View More

Must Read Free Eguides

Download these helpful knowledge building tools

View More
Top Directory Listings