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  • Local Field Day to view soil health cover crops, grazing and improved profitability

    Roger Stockton|Sep 28, 2017

    A field day will be held October 3rd at the Robert (Lefty) Lemaster farm, starting at 3:30 in the field, located 0.5 miles east of highway 213 on Road 227. Natural Resource Conservation Service tristate Soil Health Specialist, Marlon Winger will discuss the 12 species cover crop mix growing on Lefty’s farm and a four species grazing mix as well. Winger says, “With this plant diversity we are mimicking Mother Nature, who loves plant diversity and complementarity, but abhors monoculture of any species. The problem with wheat-fallow is that it enc... Full story

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