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While cover crops might not be the first management practice to come to mind when thinking of pork production, the National Pork Board says the conservation tactic is critical in their efforts to enhance sustainability as an industry. After all, sustainably grown grain and protein means more sustainable pigs.

Farmers for Soil Health is inviting growers in 20 states to participate in cost-share programs for cover crops. The goal is to boost net income for farmers actively driving sustainability efforts. The national corn and soybean checkoffs champion Farmers for Soil Health and aim to double cover crop acres to 30 million by 2030.

Read more on cover crops and initiatives to bolster revenue here.


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