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Some Simple Cover Crop Economics

Aaron Waller, Colorado/Wyoming Ag Economist with NRCS, put together this relatively simple illustration of the economics of using cover crops, specifically with cost share aid from NRCS. Hey if I can understand it anybody can. One of the major issues the “jury” seems to still be … Continue reading

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“Under Cover Farmers…” Cover Crop Video from NRCS ENTC Excellent!

This video is a bit long but if you’re at all interested in cover crops and soil health it’s worth the time. It’s a good general overview of cover cropping systems and what stands out to me is the focus … Continue reading

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Washington State Article in Scientific American – Transitioning from conventional to no-till.

No-Till: The Quiet Revolution Really interesting article (2008) describing the benefits and the difficulties in making the transition. Weeds are obviously one of the major problems. As more trials and experiments are performed and evaluated with cover crops in your particular … Continue reading

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