Articles about soil health


Management considerations for rolling soybean in the upper Midwest

Last updated: 06/29/2018

Management considerations for rolling soybean in the upper Midwest Jodi DeJong-Hughes, Doug Holen, Phil Glogoza On this page Acknowledgements Introduction Land rolling has...

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Enhanced top soil carbon stocks under organic farming

Last updated: 06/07/2018

Systems Biology Enhanced top soil carbon stocks under organic farming Andreas Gattinger, Adrian Muller, Matthias Haeni, Colin Skinner, Andreas Fliessbach, Nina Buchmann, Paul...

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Building black gold: Tour promotes smart soil techniques

Last updated: 06/02/2018

Building black gold: Tour promotes smart soil techniques Buy Now Farmers gather as Kevin Connelly discusses a cereal rye cover crop in one of his fields during a cover crop tour...

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Soil health focus: Spring-planted cover crops (The Vegetable Grower)

Last updated: 05/28/2018

Soil health focus: Spring-planted cover crops (The Vegetable Grower) by Gordon C. Johnson " rel="author"> Gordon C. Johnson | Feb 9, 2018 (Editor’s note: By Gordon Johnson is a...

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Tighter controls sought for polluted farm runoff

Last updated: 05/26/2018

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Indiana farmers have benefited from billions of dollars in agricultural subsidies in recent decades, some of it...

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Farmers reap benefits of cover crops with better soil

Last updated: 05/13/2018

As area farmers Keith Gustafson and Dan Sutton plant their corn and soybean fields this spring, they know work they did last fall will help increase this year's yield, control...

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Ready to Quit, Farmer Thrives on Soil Health

Last updated: 05/05/2018

Ron Nichols Posted by Ron Nichols on April 21, 2016 at 06:46 PM Jonathan Cobb says that with a new focus on soil health, we got rid of all of the tillage equipment, and just...

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Scaling Global Solutions Is a Local Proposition by Daniela Ibarra-Howell

Last updated: 05/05/2018

For many years, agriculture—or the production of food and fiber—has resulted in the massive degradation of billions of acres of land worldwide. Now, the same industry finally...

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Roller Crimper Key in Organic No-Till System

Last updated: 05/05/2018

Keota farmer Levi Lyle never thought he would be a go-to person for eastern Iowa farmers to rent a roller crimper. But with his interest in eliminating the use of herbicides on...

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Farmer shares experiences in cover crop success

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Farmer shares experiences in cover crop success Tom C. Doran AgriNews Publications Apr 27, 2018 Email A pit dug between two different combinations of cover crops allowed field...

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Soil is more valuable than gold

Last updated: 04/29/2018

In terms of civilization, it is more valuable than gold. The soil is the foundation for food and stability required for organized, structured society. Without good, productive...

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Local conservation efforts rewarded

Last updated: 04/26/2018

Local conservation efforts rewarded By Kerri Rempp Record Editor 7 hrs ago Jim O'Rourke's cattle follow him from one high-intensity grazing pasture to another. Short duration...

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