What will it take to get 14 million acres of cover crops in Iowa?

What will it take to get 14 million acres of cover crops in Iowa? We may not have immediate answers to this question, but the ball is definitely rolling on the discussion.

Earlier this year, Iowa Learning Farms hosted a group of 18 farmers and landowners in Ames to discuss issues surrounding the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy and what it will take to meet its goals of putting more soil conservation and water quality improvement practices, such as cover crops, to work on the land.

If your copy of Wallaces Farmer has yet to land in your mailbox and you’re curious about what this group had to say, along with their “Top 10 Conservation Messages for 2016 (and beyond), read the full story here.