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Horse Forage and Forage Management

Preface There is not much easily accessible pasture and forage information available for the everyday horse person. In this publication, we use the terms pasture and forage somewhat interchangeably....
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Cover Crop Series: Cover Crop Mixture

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews a cover crops mixture from a combination of all 42 cover crop varieties.

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Cover Crop Series: Iron and Clay Cowpea

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Iron and Clay Cowpea.

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  • 2009
  • Summer 2009

Finding A Way To Thrive

To scientists, grass is never just grass. Countless species of plants comprise what the rest of us refer to as grass, some of which - like clover - aren't really grass at all, but pod-bearing legumes. To researchers who study them, grasses and legumes are a diverse and dynamic cornerstone of life and agriculture.
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  • 2017

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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  • 2017

Unlocking the Power of Legumes

Plants need to eat to live. Their food commonly comes in the form of fertilizer. But the plants rarely finish their dinner. Excess washes away, wasting time and money as well as causing environmental concerns. Scientists are looking within the plants themselves to unlock their natural abilities to more efficiently use nutrients.

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  • 2019
  • Spring 2019

Fixing Hairy Vetch’s Bad Reputation

Noble scientists are using the gene editing technique CRISPR to improve legume cover crops.

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