Strong turnout at SE Iowa field day to explore cover crops

Interest in cover crops and water quality is growing in the state, a Farm Bureau-led conference showed last week. The conference, which was held in Fairfield, attracted a crowd of about 200 people.

The event, which was made possible in part through a SHARE grant, was held to explore some of the benefits of cover crops and to learn from farmers who had experience growing cover crops in their fields.

"Part of the reason we wanted to do this field day was because we have at least three watersheds in southeast ...

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