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3 ways clovers can boost your forage system

January 8, 2019

Whether you want to grow more homegrown feedstuff without increasing acreage, improve soil structure, add organic matter into the ground, increase soil fertility or all the above – cover crops are an effective and quick way to achieve your forage goals.

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Forage cover crop or fallow: How to decide

December 27, 2018

There has been great interest in cover crops in recent years for a number of reasons, but few scientific studies have evaluated cover crops in semi-arid regions (less than 20 inches of annual precipitation and greater than 40 inches of open-pan annual evaporation).

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Killing your cover crop

December 27, 2018

Cover crops have several important jobs to do over the winter, the most commonly valued of which include erosion control, increased organic matter, soil health, nitrogen management, improved water retention and weed suppression.

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Not all corn residue bales are created equal

November 29, 2018

Baled corn residue is just corn residue, right? As with many things, it all depends. Baled corn residue is often a low-cost source of roughage in the Midwest.

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A forage to recover nonproductive saline croplands

November 29, 2018

Salinity is a major soil degradation problem throughout the world and results in considerable economic losses to the agricultural sector.

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Rye cover crops = No more muddy boots

November 29, 2018

When it comes to your land and cattle, you’re always looking for new ways to improve them. You wouldn’t have a successful business if you didn’t.

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