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Discover Cover Crop on Wiley Brown's Farmthe Cover: It's not your Grandfather's cover crop

As part of a five-year trial, Wiley and Terrie Brown implemented cover crops on a five-acre soil health research plot on their Knox County farm in 2012. See how their total operation has improved in three years of practicing soil health practices on their farm.   Read the Brown's story.


ConsDrs Sam and Lynn Cofieldervation Stewardship Program Helps Rancher Improve Quality and Increase Quantity of Pastures

For cattle farmers, it boils down to daily gains. The quality of the forage is a key factor. One Kentucky farmer and veterinarian understands this fact.  Dr. Sam Cofield from Cadiz, Kentucky has been farming with his wife Lynn (also a veterinarian) for over 30 years.   Read the Cofield's story.

 


Tom WimpsettRotational Grazing Is Not a One Size Fits All Approach

Tom Wimpsett bought his farm 35 years ago when the land was used for tobacco, hogs, and cattle.  That farm now functions solely as a cattle farm.  The operation has grown and through proper attention, the land has improved making the business sustainable for many years to come.  Read full story.


 

 

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