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New articles out on Cover Crops in the Upper Midwest

During the week of March 18-21 I spoke at the Legacy Seeds Cover Crop Meetings to over 150 people in three Wisconsin towns about cover crops.  During each meeting I showed why folks should consider using cover crops (erosion control, nutrient management, compaction reduction, aeration/infiltration, etc…).  I also implored producers to be creative about applying […]

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Broadcast Recording Available from National Cover Crops Conference

Folks, I was privileged to attend and also speak at this conference.  Please take some time to look in on the many awesome presentations that were presented in Omaha.  Dave Broadcast Recording Available from National Cover Crops Conference   To meet some of today’s biggest challenges in agriculture, including rising food demand, a shrinking land […]

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Cover Crops- It is Amazing how much interest there is these days!

It is amazing how much interest there is in cover cropping these days! Sarah Carlson from Practical Farmers of Iowa and I were discussing this fact in Omaha, NE earlier this week.  To think that there would be a conference like we attended in Omaha was almost a “dream” when we were attending some of […]

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Cover Crop Meetings Scheduled February-March 2013

There are Cover Crop meetings and conferences going on across the country like never before.  Here is a list of those I am aware of that are coming up in February and March 2013.  Please look below in the comments section for several more meetings. February 19         Cover Crops: How Your Soils Benefit TH Agri-Chemical, Kimberly, […]

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Midwest Cover Crop Council Award at 2013 National No-till Conference

Midwest Cover Crops Council Awarded at National No-till Conference

Below is an exciting announcement from Dr. Eileen Kladivko (Purdue) from the Midwest Cover Crops Council: Fellow MCCC members, The National No-Till Conference, held this past week in Indianapolis, awarded the MCCC with the No-Till Innovator Award for the Organization category!  Accepting the award on behalf of the MCCC and the Executive Committee, were Dale […]

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MCCC Selector tool - Wisconsin

More Cover Crop Selection Tools Available

The Midwest Cover Crop Council (MCCC) has added different states and cropping systems to their useful cover crop selection tool.  This tool is a very helpful item that assists producers in choosing what cover crops can be used in their counties with their cropping systems and their choice of cover crop characteristics. Most recently Michigan  […]

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Cover Crop Decision Making Tool – Now Online!

Folks,   I feel like a proud papa!  Well sort of – maybe a proud brother.  Several people from Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan have worked countless hours to provide a Cover Crop Decision Making Tool. I was privileged to be a part of the Indiana and Ohio teams.  This tool will guide producers in making wise decisions on […]

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