This article was written by Risa Demasi, co-founder of Grassland Oregon, and is republished with permission as part of AGDAILY’s focus on cover crops. As we look back through the last 12 months, it is safe to say 2019 was a trying time for most agricultural producers. From unprecedented flooding during critical planting periods leading […]
Preparing the soil is the be-all-and-end-all when it comes to producing healthy crop yields. You can take steps to improve your soil health at any time of year, but the end of the growing season is a particularly good time to get things ready for spring sowing. When thinking about preparing your fields to plant […]
As we gather with our loved ones for Thanksgiving, the benefits of cover crops bring to ag producers and consumers alike are something to celebrate.
This article was written by Brent Jones, Sales and Iowa Research Farm Manager Grassland Oregon, and is republished with permission as part of AGDAILY’s focus on cover crops. Benjamin Franklin was right on the money about all of us being able to count on death and taxes at some point in time, but he overlooked one […]
Growing is part of being sustainable. Farmers are learning and adopting new agricultural sustainability practices to improve our farms.
This article was written by Brent Jones, Sales and Iowa Research Farm Manager Grassland Oregon, and is republished with permission as part of AGDAILY’s focus on cover crops. As row crop and hay producers throughout the country navigate the recovery process from this spring and summer’s excessive flooding, attention is needed for what is happening below […]
Cover crops expert Jenna Langley Blue shares her knowledge as part of the ultimate guide to cover crops and how they relate to soil health.
Allowing cover crops to grow two weeks longer in the spring and planting corn and soybean crops into them before termination is a strategy that may help no-till farmers deal with wet springs, according to Penn State researchers. The approach — known as planting green — could help no-till farmers counter a range of problems […]