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Farmers Work to Keep their Nutrients for the Crop

Farmers love their nutrients and don’t want them to leave the farm! Check out this video to see how farmers work to keep them for the crop.

Farm Fresh Podcast: Double Time

Jason Lay is exploring the use of cover crops on his farm in central Illinois. The green tops of tillage radishes are just starting to show in between rows of soybeans in the early fall.

Jason Lay is exploring the use of cover crops on his farm in central Illinois. The green tops of tillage radishes are just starting to show in between rows of soybeans in the early fall.

Harvest went by quickly on the Lay farm this year. In fact, the crops were out in about half the time compared to a typical year thanks to suitable crop conditions, good weather and cooperative machinery.

Hear how the corn and soybean yields turned out with Jason Lay plus check out one way farmers are working to farm smarter by exploring the use of cover cropsin this week’s Farm Fresh podcast, episode 11.18.15.

Tune in every Wednesday at 12:45 to hear the Farm to Table segment on WJBC radio.

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