Manures in a Soil Health System (November 2018)



Gordon Smiley farms approximately 1200 acres with his brother Jeff near Greensburg, Indiana, including  a swine operation. They use a combination of no-till, cover crops, and carefully managed manure applications to improve the productivity of their cropland. Smiley and consultant Kristin Whittington, owner of Landmark Enterprises, talk about their fertility program, including how cover crops take up nutrients from manure applications for later release to cash crops.


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