Playa Country is a weekly radio show that discusses the wildlife, wetlands and prairies of the western Great Plains, and the people who manage them.
As early as high school, Kansas farmer Ryan Speer was thinking about soil health and more efficient ways to farm. After college, he embraced no-till farming and built his farming practices around conservation and soil regeneration.
Cover crops provide many benefits to soil health and overall profitability within farming systems. This spring, the Manhattan Plant Materials Center (PMC) planted several cover crop studies and trials.
As temperatures go UP, it’s an excellent time for farmers, ranchers, and gardeners to focus their attention down to the soil below them. No fancy equipment required. Just grab a shovel and prepare your senses.
Date: Jan 9, 2014
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