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    Cover Crop Incentive Program Seeks to Reward Conservation-Minded Growers

    While cover crops might not be the first management practice to come to mind when thinking of pork production, the National Pork […]

    September 11, 2023
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    Vilsack Signs $95 Million Initiative for Cover Crops

    USDA, in partnership with ag and wildlife groups, has partnered to launch the Farmers for Soil Health initiative. With a $95 million […]

    March 13, 2023
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    Tips for Terminating Cover Crops

    With planting season around the corner, cover crops will be transforming previously snowy fields into springtime green – just in time for […]

    March 8, 2023
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    Protect Soil Health for Maximum Profitability

    Soil health is an integral part of any operation’s profit potential. Topsoil needs particular care as 60% of plant roots are grown […]

    March 2, 2023
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    Illinois Department of Agriculture’s “Fall Covers for Spring Savers” Application Period Now Open

    Applications are now being accepted for the Illinois Department of Agriculture Fall Covers for Spring Savings Program. Now in its fourth year, […]

    December 16, 2022
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    Wisconsin DATCP Offers Incentives for Planting Cover Crops

    The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in partnership with USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA), has announced that December […]

    November 21, 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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    Iowa Continues Crop Insurance Discount Program for Cover Crops

    Iowa Ag Secretary Mike Naig has announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) will once again offer its […]

    October 4, 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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    National Fish and Wildlife Grants $2.6 Mlillion to Farmers Adopting Cover Crops

    The U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced this week a $2.6 million grant program to assist farmers in the planting of […]

    May 27, 2022