As farmers sprint toward healthy soils, cover crops are often critical, so much so that farmers increased cover crop acres nationally by 50% to 15.4 million acres in 2017.
A variety of conservation practices are available to help farmers reduce the amount of nitrogen (N) leaving their fields and travelling downstream.
The new cover crop seeder option provides economical one-pass planting and incorporation with the Rolling Harrow soil conditioner by itself, or combined with a lead tillage tool for enhanced residue
Shed hunting is a late winter and spring sport for millions of landowners and outdoorsmen in the United States, yet, few hunters can match Jimmy Cassell’s consistent totals or antler
Understanding the latest definition of no-till and the reasons to stay with it offer potential benefits to your management plan and can affect your bottom line as well.
Cover crops have the potential to boost soil microbial activity, which could lead to long-term benefits. In addition, keeping cover on the ground could help choke out troublesome weeds.
On Mikey Taylor’s farmland, cover crops and livestock are the vehicle to building high-potential soils.