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  • Feb 18, 2015
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    2015 Conservation Legacy Awards Northeast region winner: M&J Farms

    M&J Farms, Brownsburg, Ind., protects water resrouces and commits to conservation. They focus on the edge of the field, no-till and nutrient efficiency, along with conservation methods....More
  • Nov 17, 2014
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    Cover crops release more nutrients than they accumulate 2

    Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University agronomist, planted specific cover crops in a band, then after their demise he pulled soil samples in the cover crop row and compared them to samples taken 15 inches off the row. There were substantial differences in soil-test levels of P and K—“comparable to a nutrient-banding effect from a commercial fertilizer (banding) applicator,” Gruver says....More

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