October 2011 //
Vol. 29 // No. 4
Oct 16, 2011
Cover crops can deliver significant benefits through erosion control, increased soil organic matter, soil aeration and percolation, reduced soil compaction, increased earthworm activity, nutrient sequestration and nitrogen production.
Photo courtesy of No-till on the Plains .
// FEATURE //
Take Cover!
Our cover crop experts share their perspectives on the many benefits, challenges and resources for incorporating cover crops into profitable production systems.
// PARTNER CONTRIBUTION //
No-till on the Plains Offers Educational Opportunities
No-till on the Plains offers learning opportunities on-line and in person.
// SUCCESS STORY //
Conservation In Action Tour 's Overwhelming Success
Two hundred people packed four buses to visit Northwest Ohio in August, during CTIC's Conservation In Action Tour. Read about what you missed, and preview information about our 2012 Tour in the Mississippi Delta.
// CONSERVATION EVENTS //
Conservation Calendar
View upcoming conservation events.
// MEDAL MEMBERS //
October Medal Member Recognition
CTIC thanks our Medal Members, who make achieving our mission possible.
// RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY //
Research & Technology
Preview the latest conservation agriculture research results, tools and technologies.