The late harvest of 2019 paired with winter’s timely arrival means a lot of farmers did not get manure on fields before snow or frost.
Runoff rates of soil and nutrients in the corn interseeded with alfalfa are also substantially reduced.
With crops now off the field for the majority of the country, livestock producers are starting to face a different “crappy” situation. Full manure pits.
The milking facilities at Kinnard Farms in Casco Wisconsin were built for the long haul.
The use of drainage control structures with water gates on field tile is the No. 1 practice the Stateler family says they have adopted.
A loose coalition of industry partners and others helped operators achieve their conservation goals.
Despite what proved to be wearisome season, farmers are back in the fields once again planting cover crops to help protect their soil .