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Cover crops, Farmer programs, Wheat
Angela Knuth standing in front of barn with straw

Nebraska Farmer Diversifies for the Future

May 13, 2021

Angela Knuth’s journey to improved soil health began back in 2005 when she and her husband Kerry made the move to no-till on their Mead, Neb. farm. As third-generation farmers hoping to pass on what they’ve built to the fourth generation, Angela and Kerry are motivated by a desire to leave the land in the […]

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Wheat

Using Wheat in Your Soil Health Program

April 7, 2021

While wheat is a common cash crop, SHP Field Manager Dustin Brucker shares how it can also be used as a cover crop as part of your soil health program. Learn more at soilhealthpartnership.org.

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Cover crops, Industry partnerships, Wheat
Wheat straw bale

SHP Explores Wheat’s Role in Soil Health

September 17, 2020

SHP’s Wheat Week – held September 8-10 – consisted of three consecutive days of virtual events exploring wheat’s role in soil health.

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Cover crops, Wheat
Videos

Wheat Week Session 3 – Virtual Field Day from Minnesota

September 11, 2020

Learn more about growing wheat and other cover crops for soil health from Minnesota farmers Glenn Hjelle and Trinity Creek Ranch. Additionally, SHP Field Manager Anna Teeter talks with Missy Carlson from Minnesota Wheat about what she’s seeing around the state and all Wheat Week farmer guests join us for a Q&A session..

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Cover crops, Soil science, Wheat
Videos

Wheat Week Session 2 – Virtual Field Day from Kansas

September 11, 2020

Learn more about growing wheat for soil health from Kansas farmers Justin Knopf and Mike Jordan. Additionally, SHP Field Manager Keith Byerly demonstrates two easy ways to evaluate soil health and Jay Wiseby from Kansas State Extension shares observations from the 2019 wheat growing season and predictions for 2020.

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Cover crops, Wheat
Videos

Wheat Week Session 1 – The Wheat Industry’s Perspective on Soil Health

September 11, 2020

Join SHP Senior Director John Mesko, as he sits down with representatives from across the wheat industry to discuss why and how their organizations are investing in soil health and sustainability.

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Wheat
wheat harvest

SHP to Spotlight Unique Benefits of Wheat

August 20, 2020

The Soil Health Partnership is dedicating three days to wheat’s role in soil health during Wheat Week September 8-10, 2020. Each day will consist of a virtual field day that begins at 9:00 am Central Time. “We have partnered with several organizations, along with farmers in Minnesota and Kansas, to spotlight the unique benefits of […]

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Industry partnerships, Wheat
The People of Soil Health

06. Jay Watson, Soil Health is Win-Win-Win

June 16, 2020

Jay Watson, Sourcing Sustainability Engagement Manager for General Mills, chats with host John Mesko about why General Mills is so invested in soil health. He believes focusing on soil health and improving natural resources is a win-, win-, win for the producers, for the environment, and for downstream food companies.

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Cover crops, Wheat
The People of Soil Health

01. Dr. Maria Bowman, Wheat Cover Crops

April 7, 2020

As Lead Scientists for the Soil Health Partnership, Dr. Maria Bowman leads the scientific and data plan for the partnership. She recently published a business case that focuses on the economic benefits of wheat cover crop management practices when adopted at scale.

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Wheat
combining wheat

National Wheat Yield Contest

February 27, 2020

Did you know Roughly 75% of U.S. wheat acres are grown in dry regions, and the crop has proven to be adaptable to minimum till or no-till. Check out our latest blog to learn why wheat is an attractive crop for farmers looking to improve soil health. The National Wheat Foundation’s National Wheat Yield Contest just completed its […]

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