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When the Going Gets Tough – Cover Crop Seed Becomes Scarce

Federal regulators aren’t generally applauded in farming circles. But in the wake of a destructive, wet spring in the Midwest, the feds have temporarily adjusted crop insurance policy to make planting cover crops easier and less expensive. The problem seems … Continue reading

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Field Day on Cover Crops – Annual Ryegrass – on Aug. 15 – IL.

Illinois Field Day Demonstrates Cover Crop Benefits: Soil, Crops & Water Contact: Terry Taylor – 618-599-8820; tntfarm@wabash.net Mike Plumer – 618-364-2219; plumermike@gmail.com “Field days allow you to see data in real life, not just on paper,” says Terry Taylor, a … Continue reading

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