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Cover Crops After Corn Silage Harvest – Week 3

October 21, 2019 10:15 am Interested in using cover crops after corn silage harvest? Welcome to the final week of USDA-NRCS’ series releasing new partnership videos about that exact subject. This series of short videos takes you into the field with several Wisconsin agricultural specialists to learn about establishing and using a rye or similar cover crop following corn silage harvest. View here.

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How Ag Retailers Can Start Talking About Sustainability

October 18, 2019 3:18 pm Late in 2018, the SPARC (sustainability programming for ag retailers and CCAs) initiative was launched at the Agricultural Retailers Association annual meeting. Field to Market’s Kelly Murray Young shares how the initiative is going so far and all of the ways retailers can get the conversation started with their farmer customers about sustainability. Read more.

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[Video] Combining No-Till, Cover Crops & Manure

October 18, 2019 10:13 am Dan DeSutter farms 4,500 acres in west central Indiana with his wife and three sons. Formerly a financial analyst and commodity broker, Dan uses no-till, cover crops and manure to improve soil quality while maintaining high levels of crop production. Watch here.

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[Podcast] Using Soil Health Tests

October 18, 2019 10:14 am Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff says that in the past 5-10 years, soil health testing has grown in popularity, but they aren’t a silver bullet for detecting all soil health problems. In this podcast, learn about the different types of soil tests available, what they can measure and why each one is important. Listen here.

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