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  1. Top Ag News
    Cutting Costs through Conservation

    As sky-high fertilizer costs and other inflated input prices put a damper on farmers’ pocketbooks, many are turning to cost-reduction measures to […]

    January 30, 2023
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    President Biden Signs Omnibus Package, Key Ag Funding Updates Included

    President Biden officially signed a bipartisan omnibus bill on Thursday, with funding allocated that will impact the ag industry in the new […]

    December 30, 2022
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    Vilsack Announces Additional $325 Million for Climate-Smart Grants

    USDA announced this week an additional $325 million into 71 projects for climate-smart commodities. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the announcement […]

    December 14, 2022
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    Tips for Building Carbon-Rich Soils

    While the U.S. corn belt is generally blessed with productive, fertile soils, it is up to growers to use responsible production practices […]

    November 11, 2022
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    To Till or Not to Till?

    As harvest wraps up, farmers revisit the fall tillage decision-making process that can leave many scratching their heads. Farm Journal Field Agronomist […]

    November 4, 2022
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    317 Million Cover Crop Acres Reported in USDA Survey

    A recent USDA survey reports that cover crop usage is up considerably across the U.S. In 2017, approximately 15.4 million cover crop […]

    November 1, 2022
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    How Farmers Can Expect Assistance from USDA’s $2.8 Billion for Climate-Smart Practices

    The USDA’s $2.8 billion investment in climate-smart agricultural practices has been confirmed for use in 70 projects throughout the country. Under the […]

    September 15, 2022
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    Tips for Improving Soil Health

    More than any other asset, soil is the driving force behind strong yields and profitability. Farmers know that improving soil health is […]

    September 12, 2022
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    Bi-Partisan Support Drives Voluntary Conservation Policy Crop Insurance Discount

    Lawmakers continue to push for a cover crop incentive bill despite a proposed $25-per-acre incentive failing to survive the latest climate law. […]

    September 9, 2022
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    Farmer-Led Conservation Strategies Work, According to Land and Water Experts

    Should farmers themselves lead the way to a more conservation-focused agricultural landscape? According to a U.S. Department of Interior secretary for water […]

    September 7, 2022