For the second year in a row, a national survey of farmers has documented a yield boost from the use of cover crops in corn and soybeans, as well as a wide variety of other benefits.
Bryan Jensen, IPM Program Receive CCA exam training from UW-Madison and UWEX specialists starting Dec 1. The University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service and the UW Integrated Pest Management Program will offer a series of online webinar training sessions designed to complement and assist with your preparation for the state Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) exam.
Authors: Greg LaBarge Nutrient management plans developed to meet Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) EQUIP program criteria can be developed by Certified Crop Advisors in the State of Ohio as a service to their farm clientele.
————UPDATE————-UPDATE————UPDATE————UPDATE————UPDATE————UPDATE————– The USDA NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides financial and technical assistance to farmers to implement a wide variety of practices designed to protect resources.
A survey of agricultural retailers was undertaken to provide a benchmark of current practice adoption of soil sampling, type of spatial sampling, placement and timing of nutrient application currently being used in Ohio’s two major watersheds. The responding retailers provided services on 3.8 million acres representing 39% of Ohio’s row crop and hay production acres with 1,920,450 in Lake Erie Watershed while 1,910,050 acres were in the Ohio River Watershed.[…]