Soil health: From field to film

When COVID-19 canceled a field day, Rice SWCD devised a drive-in format featuring area farmers who incorporate cover crop, conservation tillage

“I would like this video to spur people to think about what they’re doing. What can I do to be a better steward? For me, conversion was easy because I believed the science that was behind it,” Dave Legvold said of sharing his Strip-Till Farmer Magazine appearance via the video produced by the magazine, “Studying My Soil: A Continuous Education through Trial & Error,” at Rice SWCD’s event. Video Image: Strip-Till Farmer Magazine
Andy Linder is featured in “High Clearance Seeding of Cover Crops.” Video Image: Dan Balluff, USDA-NRCS
Tom Pyfferoen is featured in “No-Till Farming in Corn With Cover Crops in Southeastern Minnesota.” Video Image: Dan Balluff, USDA-NRCS
Kevin Connelly appears in “Growing No-till Corn Silage and Cover Crops for Dairy in Southeast Minnesota.” Video Image: Dan Balluff, USDA-NRCS
“Hugh Hammond Bennett: The Story of America’s Private Lands Conservation Movement” is a 20-minute NRCS documentary. Video Image: NRCS
“Hugh Hammond Bennett: The Story of America’s Private Lands Conservation Movement,” a 20-minute NRCS documentary
“No-Till Farming in Corn With Cover Crops in Southeastern Minnesota,” featuring Olmsted County’s Tom Pyfferoen
“High Clearance Seeding of Cover Crops,” featuring Andy Linder of Faribault County
“Growing No-till Corn Silage and Cover Crops for Dairy in Southeast Minnesota,” featuring Kevin Connelly of Olmsted County
“Studying My Soil: A Continuous Education through Trial & Error,” a No-Till Farmer Magazine video featuring Dave Legvold
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources’ mission is to improve and protect Minnesota’s water and soil resources by working in partnership with local organizations and private landowners. www.bwsr.state.mn.us
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. Natural Resources Conservation Service website: www.nrcs.usda.gov.

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Our mission is to improve and protect Minnesota’s water and soil resources by working in partnership with local organizations and private landowners.