In a matter of a few short years, you can undo more than 100 years of work. How? For each 1” of topsoil that is eroded, it takes at least 100 years to regenerate.
Have a goal and measure success to reap benefits.
Learn how to save labor, fuel and equipment costs with this conservation practice.
Cover crops continue to work their way onto fields across the Midwest. While the benefits might be well known, so are the challenges in developing an on-farm system to work in each situation.
Mix Matters was built on the philosophy that the perfect hybrid doesn’t exist, but the perfect mix does.
The days of perfect weed control with chemical methods are long over and it’s time to take some of the weight off of herbicides’ shoulders.
Along with a slew of environmental benefits, cover crops offer up some impressive nutritional benefits as well.
Like?many?farmers,?Rob Stout?hopes his operation will be viable for generations to come.?With the future in mind?that means focusing on sustainability?today.??
When wallets are stretched it can be difficult to try something new, such as cover crops. However, in the long term, soil health benefits can turn into yield and profit advantages, too.