Insight from 2,020 farmers from across the country reflected enthusiasm for cover crops and—for the fourth year in a row—found a yield boost in corn and soybeans following cover crops. Multi-year data shows the yield boost increases as cover crops are planted year after year, a revelation that points to an appealing long-term benefit of the conservation practice.
Heirloom Variety Trial Report 2009: Tomatoes
The Kerr Center revived its horticulture program in 2008 with demonstration trials of heirloom okra and sweet sorghum. In 2009, we continued our focus on heirlooms with plantings of summer squash and tomatoes. This publication presents the results of our tomato trial.
Author: George Kuepper