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New national research initiative aims to improve cover crops

WASHINGTON DC — The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and Noble Research Institute launched a national cover crop initiative today during a special press conference at the National...
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  • Legacy
  • 2017
  • Winter

Perspective from a Cover Crop Research Funder

Sally Rockey, Ph.D., Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research executive director, shares her perspective on why FFAR's and the Noble Research Institute's investment in cover crops, and ultimately soil health, is important.

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  • Annual Report
  • 2017 Annual Report

No More Bare Ground

Wind and water carries tons of topsoil, the foundation of life, away from farmland each year. The soil, and its ability to produce food, slowly weakens. Farmers and ranchers are increasingly adopting an old-time armor for soil: cover crops. But they have many questions that still need answered.

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National Cover Crop Research Initiative

National Cover Crop Research Initiative The Noble Research Institute is pleased to partner with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to promote soil health through the development and...
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  • Legacy
  • 2018
  • Winter 2018

Bill Buckner: Committed to Cover Crops and Advancing Their Use on Farms, Ranches Across the U.S.

Rob Myers, Ph.D., regional coordinator for North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education at the University of Missouri, describes Bill Buckner, retiring president and CEO of the Noble Research Institute, as an advocate for cover crops who is committed to helping farmers and ranchers overcome challenges in adopting them for their soil health benefits.