Importance of cover crops at Soil Workshop


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The Edmunds County Conservation District Spring Health Workshop in the 4-H Building in Ipswich.

The Edmunds County Conservation District hosted a spring soil health workshop on March 22, 2023, at the Edmunds County 4-H Building.

The afternoon brought local farmers and ranchers together to expand their knowledge of cover crops and the importance of diversifying a corn and soybean cropping rotation. Planting rye or other cover crops helps the growers implement soil health practices while also adding forage opportunities for those with livestock.

Guest presenters for the workshop included Jason Miller, the Area NRCS Agronomist, and Dustin Christofferson, AGTEGRA's Bowdle Agronomy and Innova...

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