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Living Roots: Fighting Soil Compaction with Biology and Diversity

A recent study by Anthony Bly of South Dakota State University found that no-till fields managed with diversified crop rotation, cover crops, and livestock integration had 57% porosity and an internal water movement rate of 4.7 inches per hour. Soil from conventionally tilled fields had 49% porosity and an internal water movement rate of only 0.8 inches per hour.
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2021 Fall National Cover Crop Summit

Profitably Grazing Cattle on Cover Crops

A Kansas cattle rancher and a specialist from South Dakota State University share insights on how to leverage cover crops as cattle feed at the 2021 Fall National Cover Crop Summit
Transitioning from harvesting crops using a combine to only using cattle is not an easy task, says CJ Blew, a cattle rancher from Castleton, Kan. His family’s 24,000-acre cow-calf operation has improved cattle health and performance since switching 3,000 acres of irrigated dryland cropland to paddocks for grazing cover crops.
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Corteva Agriscience Sponsors SDSU Precision Ag Facility Expansion

South Dakota State University is the first land-grant university to offer a precision agriculture major, a precision agriculture minor and an engineering for precision agriculture minor, as part of their curriculum. Corteva Agriscience is donating $600,000 to help expand facilities for student learning and engagement with precision ag tools.
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