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It doesn’t matter whether she’s grubbing around in farm fields or road ditches, or peering from the relative comfort of a tractor cab.
The information that Jodi DeJong-Hughes of the University of Minnesota Extension collects for her research shows both economic and environmental benefits to reduced tillage practices.
DeJong-Hughes offered a look at those benefits to an audience that is increasingly interested in them. Over 100 farmers attended a cover crop and reduced tillage meeting hosted Wednesday in Renville by the Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District and Hawk Creek Watershed Project.