Husker Harvest Days: Soil health and the future

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Panelists look at several ways to improve soil health

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  • One Husker Harvest Days seminar focused on soil health.
    One Husker Harvest Days seminar focused on soil health.
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Many people might not think about the dirt they walk on, but for the panelists featured at Husker Harvest Day’s Online seminar on soil health and the future, it is their biggest priority.
The topic of the panel covered how to build organic matter and keep soil on the farm for generations to come. Speaking first was Rob Myers, a professor in plant sciences at the University of Missouri who has done extensive work in cover crops.
“I’m pleased to share some information about opportunities with cover crops to improve soil health,” he began. “I grew up on a family grain farm in Central Illinois. We were actually using cover crops in the 1960s.”

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