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NC Conservation District’s Soil Health Field Day

By   /  December 12, 2018  /    /  No Comments

Join other producers to learn about soil health and the benefits of cover crops. Speakers include Will Mann, Fishing Creek Conservation District; Dr. Rachel Vann, Soybean Specialist with NC State University, and Rod Gurganus with Cooperative Extension. Lunch and an optional field tour of the multi-species cover crop demonstration is included.

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Turning Soil-Poor Cropland Into Healthy, Profitable Pasture

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  3 Comments

We first shared this video from the Capital Resource Conservation District’s “Soil Health Project,” in July of 2015. In it, Russ Wilson talks about the challenges he faced when he bought a former crop farm that he wanted to use for multi-species grazing. With poor soil, he could barely grow feed for his livestock. But […]

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Get a Better Grip on Soil Health in Just 5 Minutes

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  NRCS, The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on Get a Better Grip on Soil Health in Just 5 Minutes

This article, along with the “Soil Health in a Minute” videos, was first published in June of 2014. We know you’ll enjoy them! As an animal science major at Cornell in the 1980’s, I took a course in soils. I’m not sure if it was the subject matter or the professor, but I just couldn’t […]

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No Harm to Soils When Cattle Graze Cover Crops

By   /  December 7, 2015  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on No Harm to Soils When Cattle Graze Cover Crops

Editors Note: This comes to us from Dennis O’Brien and the Agriculture Research Service. It was orignally published in the February 2015 issue Agricultural Research magazine. For years, some growers in the Southeast have used cover crops to reduce soil erosion, boost organic matter, and keep more moisture in soil. Combined with no-till production, cover […]

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Cover Cropping Now For Next Spring

By   /  August 10, 2015  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Cover Cropping Now For Next Spring

Editors Note:  We’ve shared quite a few articles on cover crops and how they can help folks raising livestock on pasture. Now, here’s an article from Genevieve Slocum at King’s Agriseed about what you might plant this fall to reduce your feed bill while improving your soils for this coming spring. Cover crops, including those […]

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