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Raising the Bar: Going Beyond No-Till with Cover Crops

Conservation ag consultants Hans Kok and Dan Towery share cover crop strategies that will help no-tillers sequester more nutrients and build even more soil organic matter.
IT’S BEEN SAID that change is the only constant in life, and at the 2020 National No-Tillage Conference, Indiana-based conservation ag consultants Hans Kok and Dan Towery told attendees that philosophy pertains to farming practices, too.
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Capturing Sunlight, Building Carbon with Strip Cropping and Interseeding

A continual search for a more profitable bottom line led this Wisconsin strip-tiller to embrace no-till, interseeded covers and alternative row spacing.
A LONG-TIME strip-tiller, Marty Weiss has been conservation-minded for years. But he’s taken inspiration from the recent widespread focus on soil health and in the past few years tackled several new practices, including no-till, strip cropping, interseeding cover crops in both 30-inch and 60-inch corn, planting green and even seeding covers for regenerative grazing.
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4 Ways to Optimize Cover Crop Benefits

Adding cover crops to your rotation can help improve soil health while offering flexibility to your no-till operation and improving the bottom line.
Prior to the Green Revolution, cover crops were very common in cash crop rotations, as they were recognized as being useful for fixing nitrogen (N), suppressing weeds and preventing erosion.
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Pros and Cons of 3 Cover Crop Seeding Methods

Three growers share their experiences with different cover crop seeding methods. Find out what worked for them and why they chose their preferred methods.
There are so many different ways to seed cover crops, it can be challenging for growers to choose which one will best suit their operation’s needs and be most effective at establishing the cover. There are pros and cons and costs to each approach, which can make it all the more difficult to figure out which one will work best for your acres.
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[Podcast] 7 Reasons to Use Cover Crops with Loran Steinlage and Jay Baxter

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, West Union, Iowa, no-tiller Loran Steinlage sat down with Jay Baxter, who no-tills more than 2,000 acres of corn, soybeans, wheat, sweet corn, and more in Georgetown, Delaware, in a conversation that was moderated by Jen Nelson of Resource Smart.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, West Union, Iowa, no-tiller Loran Steinlage sat down with Jay Baxter, who no-tills more than 2,000 acres of corn, soybeans, wheat, sweet corn, and more in Georgetown, Delaware, in a conversation that was moderated by Jen Nelson of Resource Smart.
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Cover Crop Benchmark Study

Cover Crops ‘Greening Up’ Growers’ Bottom Lines

No-Till Farmer’s first-ever Cover Crop Benchmark Study shows farmers are planting green, saving on fertilizer and pesticides and protecting soils
Results of the first annual Cover Crop Benchmark Study show a healthy level of enthusiasm and success among farmers with cover crops as they seek to protect their farms from erosion, reduce input costs and improve soil health on their operations.
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What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Sidestepping Disaster Pushes No-Till Farm Down Bold New Path

Once a mere day from filing bankruptcy, these young farmers got a second chance and are bravely, and boldly pressing on.
In 2017 the wheels came off, both literally and figuratively. First, and worst, our bank suddenly decided to not renew our operating loan.
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