Cover Crop Species Selection
Even though we commonly hear about farmers being encouraged to plant “cover crops”, cover crops are not one single species or crop. Anyone following the conservation movement has heard of at least a few of the different options available.
2022 Cover Crop Planting Notes
Jim Isermann and Abigail Peterson provide a cover crop update from fall 2022.
Plant and Soil Health: Soil Health Takes Time, but is a Worthy Investment
Farmers are showing increasing interest in learning how improvements to soil health can benefit both the environment and the economic bottom line. While many questions still remain about the links between soil health, economic viability and environmental benefits—farmers know that soil health does not change overnight. It takes a commitment to embrace a new farming system and patience to watch your soil change over time. The Soil Health Partnership began in 2014 as a way to help farmers better understand the improvements that can be made to their soils through a change in farming practices. An initiative of the National [...]