Production/Agronomy, Sustainability

US: Is there a way to revive drought-stricken soil?

In Colorado, potato-farming brothers are saving water by using cover crops innovatively. Among the myriad strategies farmers in Colorado’s San Luis Valley have attempted during a decade-long, soil-wracking drought is planting cover crops: efficient plants that enhance the soil’s ability to hold water. Cover cropping has helped Brendon Rockey slash water use by 40 percent and eliminate synthetic fertilizers. “It’s[Read More...]

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