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SIFF India Jun 12
Without efforts to rebuild , we could lose our ability to grow enough nutritious food to feed the planet’s population, & reduce the earth’s ability to filter water & absorb carbon.
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Rich Thomas 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 14h
Replying to @FarmerBeary
Ploughing and rotavating Jim!
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Joy 9h
Nice piece on how returning more of Iowa farmland to prairie will save soil, water, wildlife and money — in-state and downriver. Made me think of the work by via
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Jim Beary 13h
Replying to @farmer_richiet
We tried ploughing and appeared to be unearthing Stone Henge North so had to revert to rotavating.... need to invest in some discs as I detest powered cultivators.
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Paul Van den Borre 8h
It is interesting to see how the sod industry today is so different from 20 years ago. The new equipment they use today and the fertility might not be damaging The big damage happens like all other crop harvesting when moisture is abundant in harvest.
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Liz Moran Stelk 16h
Soil is meant to be covered. 🧢
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simon clark 22h
Replying to @MJHaugen
Lots of farmers using cover crops and targeting . I have seen (on twitter) plenty of examples of those planting corn or beans successfully using into a cover crop, when their tillage using neighbours are unable to.
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EcoSafe Zero Waste® Jun 17
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simon clark Jun 18
It does in conventional tillage. But if annual rye is used as a cover crop before planting the maize, killed a few days b4 and land is not ploughed (farmer uses ), then the soil is not exposed and the roots from the rye help the which increases infiltration
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Trace Bolsinger🌽 Jun 18
Managing & using small as a profitable alternate to low margins in a conventional corn-bean rotation can be exciting! This grower made more off Rye than the other crops per acre and at a lower input cost!
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Sound 11h
Healthy soil is fundamental for productivity. We've discovered an innovative solution that helps farmers harness the natural power of the land, protecting the soil for future generations.
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Greg Amundson Jun 18
You are right but it’s all about infiltration, have it soak down not run off, I’ve already seeing an improvement on that maybe has an opinion on it as well
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Microbiometer 6h
We are a proud Corporate Member of the American Society of Agronomy and the Soil Science Society of America.
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A. L. K. A. M. O. I Jun 17
AE -Hub CoP members doing an introduction getting ready for a at Manorhouse
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Wade Yingling Jun 18
No-tilling beans into fall VT stalks with cereal rye is quickly becoming one of my favorites. 🌱🚜
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A. L. K. A. M. O. I 23h
Replying to @Anchor_Hub
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Jared White 14h
Doug Peterson Talking at Dudley Smith Field Day near Pana.
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David Gowan Jun 18
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AE_Hub Jun 18
James Nyongesa, a Research Scientist at KARLO Kibos taking participants on how to make Biochar a stable solid which is rich in carbon. It helps to increase soil PH in acidic and water holding capacity.
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A. L. K. A. M. O. I Jun 18
Mr James carrying out the pH test of the which recorded a pH value of 9.8
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