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Tillage
Videos

8 Tips for Transitioning to No-Till

April 7, 2021

SHP Field Development Director Elyssa McFarland shares eight tips for transitioning to no-till. Learn more at soilhealthpartnership.org.

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Cover crops, Tillage
The People of Soil Health

Ep. 26: Daryl Maple – The Power of the On-Farm Learning Process

March 23, 2021

For Daryl Maple, Maple Farms is much more than just a farming operation. It’s a legacy. Purchased by his great-grandfather in 1930, Daryl – alongside his cousins, brother and father – still own and operate the original 160 acres, in addition to the expanded area that has come with more than 90 years of experience. Being […]

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Cover crops, Tillage
Bryan is the manager of Deerfield Farms

Farmer Influencers Work to Build Better Soil and Water

March 11, 2021

There is a lot of talk these days about the power of “influencers” – people on social media that drive conversation and action. For Bryan Boyle, though, being a positive influence in the community was important long before the arrival of Instagram. Bryan is the manager of Deerfield Farms in Deerfield, Ohio and is also […]

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Tillage

Understanding the Impact of Conservation Tillage on Operating Expenses

March 4, 2021

When farmers consider implementing a soil health or conservation practice on their farm, one question they inevitably ask is: what will the financial impacts be? In an effort to answer this question, we recently released Conservation’s Impact on the Farm Bottom Line – a report developed in partnership with Environmental Defense Fund and the agricultural accounting […]

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Cover crops, Industry partnerships, Tillage
The People of Soil Health Podcast thumbnail.

24. Maria Bowman & Vincent Gauthier – Why Digging Into Farm Financial Data Makes a Difference in Conservation Agriculture

February 23, 2021

Conservation practices sound nice…but what is the financial impact? That is a question we get asked about a lot. While there’s a lot of discussion in agriculture, environmental and policy circles about implementing conservation practices, the reality is that sustainability goals have to match up with farmers’ need to run profitable operations. That is why […]

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Cover crops, Tillage
Cereal rye cover crop

Using conservation programs to offset the cost of cover crops

February 12, 2021

Iowa farmer Dwight Dial shares how he implemented cover crops on his farm in a way that helped offset costs and mitigate the risk of trying a new conservation practice.

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Cover crops, Tillage
Cover crop mix

Finding the most cost-effective approach to cover crops through experimentation

February 12, 2021

An Indiana farmer shares his early experiences with implementing cover crops in a cost-effective way that works for the logistics of his operation.

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Cover crops, Tillage
Cover crop

With cover crop experience comes efficiency

February 11, 2021

Gaesser Farms has adopted cover crops on a large number of acres by finding efficiencies across their operation.

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Cover crops, Tillage
Brian Ryberg evaluating soil health

Increasing profitability through decreasing tillage

February 10, 2021

Minnesota farmer Brian Ryberg shares how implementing conservation tillage and cover crops resulted in cost savings for his farm.

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Cover crops, Tillage

The Economics of Conservation Practices

January 20, 2021

Maria Bowman (Lead Scientist for Soil Health Partnership) and Vincent Gauthier (Research Analyst for Environmental Defense Fund) preview findings from an upcoming report looking at how conservation practices impact the farm bottom line.

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