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Planting Green in Marathon County

Possibly the first of it’s kind in our watershed, one of our EPPIC farmers took his diverse cover crop fields to a new level: no tilled corn into a multiple species cover crop. With towering stands of turnip, winter wheat, and red clover, soil erosion was reduced, soil structure was developed, weeds were suppressed, and nutrients were stored. Take a listen as Matt grabs his shovel and digs into the details of this land management system/conservation implemented practices in Colby, WI..

Length: 06:56

Year Produced: 2023

State: Wisconsin

Cropping Systems: Corn

Tags: multi-species, No Till