Conservation agriculture: Do cover crops dry out soil?

Don’t let the supposed fear of moisture loss keep you from cultivating cover crops, says Gabe Brown, cover crop pioneer from the US state of North Dakota. He plants all his cash crops in grazed cover crops. Brown says the last season was the driest in decades in the region.…

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Conservation agriculture: Getting started with no-till

Justine Mukota wrote to us: Good afternoon, please send info on conservation farming with no-till. Will appreciate your feedback. Dear Justine It is not possible to give a comprehensive guide on conservation agriculture and minimum tillage in one article, but here are some pointers and web-sites that will get you started.…

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Conservation agriculture: Getting started with no-till
No-till soya with good mulch cover between the planted rows. Cover is a key principle in no-till planting.

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