Are Saturated Buffers Effective?

February 11, 2019 3:22pm

Riparian buffers have been shown to be effective at removing nitrogen from surface flows, as well as shallow subsurface ground water, but in the tile-drained landscape of the Midwest, a significant portion of the nitrogen lost from agricultural fields does not have the opportunity to interact with the carbon rich buffers. Read more

Midwest Cover Crop Council Announces Their New “Cover Crop Recipes”

February 7, 2019 04:21 PM

The Midwest Cover Crops Council is excited to announce our new “Cover Crop Recipes”! These recipes are a joint project of the MCCC and the state Land-Grant with funding from the McKnight Foundation. Indiana, North Dakota, and Iowa recipes are available now and we plan to have state-specific recipes coming out over the next year for each state in the region. They are intended to provide a starting point for farmers who are new to growing cover crops.

Recipes are available on the MCCC website under the state page or the “Getting Started” tab.

Plant Protection and Nutrition Conference

February 5, 2019 11:13 AM

Need guidance to develop and commercialize your plant protection products with confidence? Look no further, join leading industry representatives May 20-22 in Raleigh, North Carolina at the Plant Protection and Nutrition conference. Get your questions answered and benchmark with several case studies for practical insights to create efficient, sustainable and vital plant protection products.

With four educational areas including agrochemical formulation, biocontrol, biostimulants and new technologies, make sure you take the opportunity to interact and connect with your peers. Find the agenda here!

PARM Receives Update from New Ohio Department of Ag Director

FEBRUARY 2, 2019 12:12 PM

Find PARM at the Ohio AgriBusiness Association’s Industry Conference today! We are listening to Dorothy Pelanda, newly appointed director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture and first woman to serve in this position in history!