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  • Jan 9, 2014
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    2014 Conservation Legacy Awards: Midwest Region: David Ausberger 1

    David Ausberger is the Midwest winner of the 2014 Conservation Legacy Awards. His farm has been no-till since 1981 and he has a strong commitment to stewardship of the land....More
  • Jan 9, 2014
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    2014 Conservation Legacy Awards: Northeast Region: Mark and Phyllis Legan

    Mark and Phyllis Legan are the northeast region winners of the 2014 Conservation Legacy Awards. They farm near Coatsville, Ind., and have constructed a pond and wetlands to create wildlife habitat. The Legans have been no-till since they started farming and have recently started using cover crops....More
  • Jan 9, 2014
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    2014 Conservation Legacy Awards: South Region: Jerry Peery

    Jerry Peery farms at Clinton, Ky., and is the south region winner of the 2014 Conservation Legacy Awards. He got bit by the no-till bug in the early 1970s and started planting cover crops in 1980. All of his acreage now gets cover crops planted on it....More
  • Dec. 5, 2013
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    World Soil Day 2013

    World Soil Day is Dec. 5, 2013. While farmers should be managing their soils every day of the year, today is a day to think about soil health and make a plan to help keep your soil healthy. From conservation efforts to erosion reduction to improving organic matter, there are many things farmers can do to encourage healthy soil. Take a look at some of our best soil health articles below!
  • Sep 5, 2013
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Strip-till benefits 1

    Gary Nelson and his son farm 2,500 acres in Iowa, and part of their operation includes on-farm research for the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust. On that farm, they have continuous no-till, continuous conventional tillage and strip-till the rest of the acres....More
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