Cover crops are widely considered as an effective means for improving soil health; however, there are several questions surrounding their adoption.
The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) allows farmers and landowners to adopt voluntary conservation activities to mitigate resource concerns.
Soil health management practices are greatly supported, through financial and technical assistance, by conservation agencies to preserve land productivity.
The economics and adoption of surge values in irrigation of row crops indicate that investment in such efficiency improvements will improve farm profits.
New state levied taxes on irrigation related crop production inputs could be costly and reduce the overall profitability of irrigated crop production.
Understanding irrigation efficiency improvements and how such changes influence farm profitability is important when making investments in such improvements.
Farmers must understand the changes proposed to the nations biggest conservation program.
The document provides insight on the new ruling in NRCS-EQIP regarding irrigation history waiver and how such a policy change can be used.
An online form to register for the Urban Stormwater Academy's Urban Stormwater Management Seminar on June 12 & 13, 2006.