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  • 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
    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Strip-till benefits

    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
  • Jul 15, 2013
    Corn+Soybean Digest

    NRCS on Watersheds, Water Quality and Conservation Investment

    The annual Conservation Technology Information Center's (CTIC) Conservation in Action Tour held Tuesday and Wednesday July 9-10 in central Illinois' Livingston County was kicked off by the Acting Chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Jason Weller. In this Corn & Soybean Digest video by Editor Kurt Lawton, Weller talks about several key conservation efforts....More
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    May 28, 2013

    General CRP Sign-Up Underway 12

    A general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) sign-up is currently occurring at local Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices throughout the United States. The general CRP sign-up period runs from May 20 through June 14. General CRP sign-ups were also held in 2012 when 3.6 million acres were accepted into CRP, in 2011 with 3.75 million acres were accepted into CRP and in 2010 when about 4.2 million acres were accepted into CRP....More

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