Cover crops provide numerous benefits for the soil, including reduced erosion, improved ability to hold water and greater […]
The simple domino effect breakdown, leading to an increased need for micronutrient storage looks something like this. 4R […]
Following the use of cover crops, farmers reported increased yields of corn, soybeans, and wheat, and improvement in […]
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced Tuesday that a record number of Iowa farmers signed up to […]
The Midwest Cover Crops Council has introduced a new website design, making it easier for users to find […]
Although many landowners may not give much thought to weed control as a soil health measure, Gared Shaffer, […]
Agriculture can play a significant role in helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions according to a recent […]
Insight from 2,020 farmers from across the country reflected enthusiasm for cover crops and—for the fourth year in […]
La Crosse Seed announces that it is the new and exclusive owner of the entire family of brands […]
Agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay watershed has been working for almost two decades to stem nutrient losses from fields […]
Many farmers are now becoming more interested in cover crops due to their soil conservation and water quality […]
As harvest season ends and farmers in the United States ready themselves for winter, one small change could […]
Doug Toussaint’s field was in critical condition — and he was the one killing it, reports Dan Gunderson […]
Admittedly, cover crops can require careful management, and their use to prevent nutrients from entering water sources is […]
Farmers nationwide find cover crops to be a tool that helps groundwater, prevents erosion, builds soil quality and complements existing best management practices.
Farmers interested in planting cover crops to improve soil health now have an updated and expanded resource in the second edition of the Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide.
Nearly $16 million in Conservation Innovation Grants (CIGs) will be awarded to 47 organizations to help develop cutting-edge ideas to accelerate innovation in private lands conservation.
Farmers using cover crops as a soil conservation method can remove much more corn stover per acre for biofuels or other uses, while potentially increasing their income, according to Purdue University research.
The practices that are eligible for funding include cover crops, no-till or strip till and using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fall fertilizer.
A team of Purdue University researchers is studying how cover crops and controlled drainage of water might help agriculture become more resilient to the stresses of variable weather and climate.