WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Current and former military members interested in starting a farm or improving practices on an existing farm are invited to a breakfast workshop and tour of a veteran-owned farm as part of Purdue University’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher program. Read more
A survey of more than 1,200 farmers across the country revealed that cover crops boosted corn yields last year by a mean of 3.66 bushels per acre (2.1 percent) and increased soybeans by an average of 2.19 bushels per acre (4.2 percent)—the third year in a row a yield increase following cover crops was recorded by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) Cover Crop Survey. Read more
The Partnership for Ag Resource Management announces free webinar opportunity “Increasing Cover Crop Sales for Ag Retailers: Opportunities for Revenue, Soil Health and Water Quality” on Friday July 24, 10 – 11:15 am EST, 9 – 10:15 am CST.
Discover how offering cover crops to your grower clients can be beneficial to everyone’s bottom line. Learn about basic soil health principles and how cover crops are key to making those happen for your customers. Improving soil health not only cleans up water quality and reduces soil loss but also provides a better environment for cash crops to succeed. Join us!
With a new grant, the Great Lakes Protection Fund is supporting the IPM Institute of North America to expand its pioneering collaboration with ag retailers throughout the Great Lakes Basin. This expansion of the Partnership for Ag Resource Management (PARM) project is based on a successful pilot implemented in the Sandusky River Watershed in Ohio. This project expansion has created the need for additional team members. Currently there is an opening for the PARM Project Manager position. To find out more about this position see the job posting.