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 become a

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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 Mäde

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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 pu

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Making a Case for Winter Canola

Last updated: 05/30/2018

With low grain prices and a declining wheat acreage, Guy Swanson believes winter canola could replace a considerable amount of the winter wheat grown in the western U.S. The result

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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 v

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Research Project Verifies Dollar Return on Iowa Cover Crops

Last updated: 05/26/2018

AMES, Iowa – New research says that, depending on the size of their farms, Iowa farmers can save between $350 and $40,000 per year by grazing cattle on cover crops. The two-year,

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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 i

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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 eros

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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 dove i

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Survey Shows Indiana Remains a Top State for Cover Crops

Last updated: 05/05/2018

Indiana farmers planted 970,000 acres of cover crops in 2017, according to a recent survey. Cover crops are now the third-most planted crop in the state, next to corn and soybeans.

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