Through its “Unlock the Secrets in the Soil” campaign, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is leading the effort to get more farmers and ranchers to adopt soil health [...]
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This article from AgWeb talks about how Minnesota famers are trying no-till, cover crops. It's a real departure from what many growers are used to, but having seen [...]
Several years ago, Pete Karzynow at Jewell Grain Company in Jewell, Ohio, was looking for something to supplement the company’s fertilizer program due to the high price of [...]
Late last year, Pete DeWire of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania accepted a challenge: to renovate two long-neglected soccer fields in his community. Before taking on this project, DeWire had renovated [...]
Did you know healthy soil could provide solutions to some of our planet’s biggest challenges? The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has launched a new initiative designed to [...]
It is estimated that as much as 60% of plant efficiency, or crop yields, are determined prior to, and at, planting. This is a critical time as nutrient [...]
Springtime has arrived. But instead of warmth and sunshine, many parts of the country are faced with cooler temperatures and wet soil conditions. As a grower, what impact [...]
By Joe Dedman With increasingly unpredictable weather, new seed varieties and consistent pressure to increase yields, growers will more often be considering the health of their soil as [...]
This spring, frigid temperatures might prevent you from planting at the ideal time and in ideal conditions. But there are concrete steps you can take to give your [...]