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February 3, 2018
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How the region's farmers and researchers are working to save bees
February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
January 29, 2018
Ryan Heiniger of Pheasants Forever says this is a good "after" example of a project his team has worked on.  The field still is a majority of cropland "but boundaries are square and clean and the marginal acres are ‘growing’ clean water, wildlife and still producing a profit for the landowner," he says. (Ryan Heiniger photo)
Precision ag tools can improve profitability, work with conservation
January 29, 2018 - 6:45am
January 17, 2018
Cover Crops workshop planned Jan. 30
January 17, 2018 - 9:47am
September 18, 2017
Fruit project manager Kathy Wiederholt speaks about the different types of fruit grown at the Carrington Research Extension Center on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Wide range of ag research conducted at Carrington Extension center
September 18, 2017 - 6:54am
September 5, 2017
Soil health, cover crop event is Friday
September 5, 2017 - 7:37pm
July 6, 2017
It's a messy point to make, but Holly Hatlewick of the Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District made it by showing the different water infiltration rates in soils that range from low to high organic content. She used a rainfall simulator to make the point during the cover crops meeting in Renville on Thursday. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Cover crops catching on
July 6, 2017 - 7:47pm
January 12, 2017
HLWD to launch five-year Cover Crop Research Plots
January 12, 2017 - 9:30pm
February 22, 2016
Column: Clean water requires covered land
February 22, 2016 - 5:25pm
November 12, 2015
Area farmers survey cover crop success on one of Jerry Ackermann’s fields near Sioux Valley Tuesday morning. The Cover Crop Conversation was hosted by the Heron Lake Watershed District. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
Cashing in on cover crops: Benefits range from better drainage and weed control to livestock forage
November 12, 2015 - 9:38pm
August 19, 2015
Iowa Soybean Association Environmental Programs Director Roger Wolf speaks about water issues Wednesday at Dakotafest in Mitchell at the South Dakota Soybean Association tent. Marcus Traxler/Forum News Service
Iowa, S.D. soybean growers find common ground: Water issues, cover crops create link between neighbors
August 19, 2015 - 8:58pm
March 11, 2014
Stephanie McLain, Nobles County NRCS District Conservationist, presents a soil infiltration demonstration Tuesday during a Cover Crops Workshop at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Cover Crops workshop draws crowd
March 11, 2014 - 8:59pm
February 26, 2014
Minnesota West instructor Rolf Mahlberg (left), Missouri River Watershed Coordinator Chessa Frahm and NRCS Technician Dawn Madison show some of the cover crops that are growing in the greenhouse at Minnesota West. The crops will be displayed during a Cover Crops Workshop March 11 in Worthington. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Workshop to draw more interest in cover crops
February 26, 2014 - 9:48pm