Core4

What's Core 4?

Core 4 is a common-sense approach to improving farm profitability while addressing environmental concerns. The approach is easily adaptable to virtually any farming situation and can be fine tuned to meet your unique needs. The net result is better soil, cleaner water, greater on-farm profits, and a brighter future for all of us.

Better soil

Sustainable soils which increase long-term productivity result from increased organic matter, improved soil moisture, reduced compaction, sequestered carbon, and reduced erosion from water and wind.

Cleaner water

In addition to food, fiber, energy and other renewable resources, agriculture can also protect and improve water quality.

Greater on-farm profits

Sharpening management skills and utilizing the latest appropriate technologies result in higher levels of economic efficiency and cropland productivity.

A brighter future for all of us

Consumer expectations include more than abundant food, fiber and energy. They also expect agriculture to protect air, soil, water, and wildlife.

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What is Core 4 Conservation?

It's a common-sense approach to improving farm profitability while addressing environmental concerns. It’s adaptable to virtually any farming situation and can be tailored to meet a farmer’s specific needs.

Better soil

Sustainable soils that increase long-term productivity result from increased organic matter, improved soil moisture, reduced compaction, sequestered...More