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Cover Crops Can Help Squash Plant Pathogens

After cash crops are harvested, many farmers plant cover crops to reduce erosion and help the soil retain nutrients, among other benefits. While cover crops ultimately improve the yields of cash crops through improved soil health, new research suggests that they might also protect them from disease.
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[Podcast] The Impact of Water, Tillage and Cover Crops on Soil Health

For this <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we caught up with Anthony Bly, Soils Field Specialist with South Dakota State University Extension. In an interview with associate editor Sarah Hill, Anthony discusses the interconnected relationship between water and soil, how cover crops fit into profitable cropping systems, the importance of minimal soil disturbance and more.
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we caught up with Anthony Bly, Soils Field Specialist with South Dakota State University Extension. In an interview with associate editor Sarah Hill, Anthony discusses the interconnected relationship between water and soil, how cover crops fit into profitable cropping systems, the importance of minimal soil disturbance and more.
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