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Finding a better fava bean for cover cropping in western states

The Plant Materials Centers in California, Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona have teamed up to conduct a regional adaptation trial to identify better fava bean cover crops for western states.

Celebrate Earth Day with USDA and Climate-Smart Agriculture

Partner with us to reduce the impacts of climate change, build climate resiliency, and strengthen your agricultural operation. Learn more

Herbaceous Mimosa - A Native Legume for Improving Pastures in the Southern U.S.

Herbaceous Mimosa is a low growing, drought and flood tolerant perennial native legume that is compatible with introduced forage grasses, provides a nitrogen source, and improves the forage quality of pastures.

Adaptation matters - Indiangrass selections for the Deep South

One of the most important decisions a landowner or conservationist must make when designing a planting is to select and use well-adapted seed sources.

When is a Weed Not a Weed?

Sometimes a weed is not a weed.  Sometimes a weed is the best tool for the job. 

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