Digging In

Saving the Soil
Tuesday, 20 August, 2019

Saving the Soil

Theo Bartman of Rock Valley, Iowa had been utilizing cover crops for two years before deciding it was time to take a deeper plunge. After some research he found the Soil Health Partnership (SHP) and learned about the trials being conducted with cover crops and no-till practices. Not long after, Theo enrolled in the program.

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Seeing the Change
Tuesday, 13 August, 2019

Seeing the Change

Carrie Vollmer-Sanders of Angola, Indiana, and her husband, Ryan, were using cover crops for nearly three years before deciding they wanted to take a more “all in” approach to soil health. After hearing about the Soil Health Partnership (SHP) and the program’s focus on the benefits behind sustainability practices, they decided SHP was a perfect partner for their farm.

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Dedication, Comparison, and Cover Crops
Tuesday, 06 August, 2019

Dedication, Comparison, and Cover Crops

Greg Whitmore of Shelby, Nebraska, has utilized cover crops on his farm for more than 18 years, but he was continuously looking for more ways to dive deeper into soil health and learn more about how to improve organic matter from other farmers. Greg knew he had found the resources he was looking for when Kelly Brunkhorst, Executive Director of the Nebraska Corn Board, encouraged him to check out the Soil Health Partnership.

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