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[Podcast] Improving Efficiency, Profits, and Soil Health with No-Till

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, we'll hear about improving efficiency, profits and soil health with no-till from three points of view: Veteran no-tiller Mark Chapman, who systematically refines his operation; Andrew Reuschel, whose system is guided by his profitable use of soil-building cover crops; and Alan Smock, who is always looking for ways to prevent further erosion and nutrient loss on rolling ground.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, we'll hear about improving efficiency, profits and soil health with no-till from three points of view: Veteran no-tiller Mark Chapman, who systematically refines his operation; Andrew Reuschel, whose system is guided by his profitable use of soil-building cover crops; and Alan Smock, who is always looking for ways to prevent further erosion and nutrient loss on rolling ground.
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Illinois Incentivizes Planting Fall Cover Crops in 2020 Budget

Crop Insurance Reward Pilot Program promotes cover crops as an in-field management practice.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture will adopt and implement a crop insurance reward program for cover crops that American Farmland Trust and a coalition of agriculture, environmental and conservation organizations developed.
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Measuring Nutrient Loss in Edge-of-Field Surface and Tile Discharge - Kevin King - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download

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In the poorly drained soils of the Eastern Corn Belt, tile drainage is a necessity rather than an option. However, nutrient loss through tile drainage is the focus of water quality issues in the Great Lakes and Gulf of Mexico. Kevin King, a research agricultural engineer with the USDA in Columbus, Ohio, shares research from 38 edge-of-field sites to identify the effects of different agricultural management practices on nutrient loss and provide insight on several options to keep nutrients in the soil and out of water.

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