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Basics of Cover Cropping
- Introduction to Cover Crops
- Selecting and Establishing Cover Crops
- Terminating Cover Crops Plus Strategies for Planting a Cash Crop Following Cover Crops
Economic and Environmental Aspects of Cover Crops
- Economics of Cover Crops
- Business Opportunities with Cover Crops and Soil Health
- Environmental Impacts of Cover Crop Systems
Special Topics with Cover Crops and Soil Health
- Organic and Specialty Crops
- Grazing Cover Crops
- Soil Health Policy Issues
Cover Crop Management and Termination
Planning for proper spring management of your cover crop needs to happen before April. Learn from two experts in the field on a couple different methods for termination.
Integrating No-Till or Strip-Till with Cover Crops
Maximize soil conservation and soil health benefits of cover crops by combining this practice with no-till or strip-till systems.
Environmental Impacts of Cover Crops
Speakers in this session discussed both local and off-site environmental impacts of using cover crops.
Grazing Cover Crops and Benefits for Livestock Operations
This session explored integrating cover crops with livestock operations.
Farm to Hospital Toolkit
Tools farmers and hospitals can use to increase direct hospital purchases from local producers.
Rainwater Catchment from a High Tunnel for Irrigation Use
This Iowa State University video/fact sheet describes how to build a system to catch, store and reuse the rainwater for high tunnel irrigation.
Managing Field Operations to Reduce Energy Costs Webinar
This webinar makes the case for using minimum tillage, timely routine tractor maintenance, crop rotations with legumes and shorter maturity corn to reduce drying costs.
Organic Broccoli Production Manual
Steps that farmers took to scale up organic broccoli production to meet local wholesale demand.
Guide to Designing a Small Red Meat Plant
Learn how to construct, expand or upgrade a locker-type meat plant.
Iowa State University's Small Meat Processors' Working Group Produces Consumer Guide to Whole Animal Buying
The “Beef and Pork Whole Animal Buying Guide” is for consumers and producers who are interested in learning more about buying and marketing local beef or pork. It brings together useful information into a single resource.