A New Approach to Production Agriculture, Soil Health and Cover Crops

Read the full story at Hoosier Ag Today.

Over 500 farmers from across the country gathered in Indianapolis on Thursday to explore a different kind of agriculture system, one that focuses on building soil health and reducing soil erosion while cutting costs and maintaining yield. The National Cover Crops and Soil Health Conference brought together farmers who are exploring an agricultural production system that focuses on using less inputs and more agronomy. This typically involves not using a plow, planting cover crops, and diversifying crops and rotations. The result is less soil erosion and dramatic improvement in soil health and fertility.

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