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Soil Health Conference speaker shares many benefits of interseeding

Soil Health Conference speaker shares many benefits of interseeding

By Lura Roti for South Dakota Soil Health Coalition Mechanic is among the many hats most farmers and ranchers wear. “Every farmer and rancher modifies equipment – it’s the nature of the game,” explained Paul Winkler, a Newell, S.D., rancher. Always eager to learn...

2020 Research Report: 60-Inch Corn Rows Interseeded With Cover Crops

2020 Research Report: 60-Inch Corn Rows Interseeded With Cover Crops

Project Summary Compared corn production management options of 60-inch corn rows with cover crops seeded in the wide rows to standard 30-inch corn rows without cover crops between the rows. Corn grain yield, moisture, and protein content was compared between the two...

South Dakota Soil Health Coalition releases new children’s book

South Dakota Soil Health Coalition releases new children’s book

Just in time for the holidays, the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition (SDSHC) has released the perfect stocking stuffer for kids – a fun, educational and agriculturally accurate children’s book titled, “The Soil Quilt.” Geared for third graders, “The Soil Quilt” uses...

Building a tradition of diversity and soil health

Building a tradition of diversity and soil health

When David Neuharth started his 3Y3 Ranch in the 1980s near Hayes, SD, he noticed a trend among area producers. “Everything in this country and in Stanley County around in the area was pretty much a 50-50 deal,” David said. “Half summer fallow … and the other half was...