- He Was Growing Cover Crops Before Covers Were Cool
Iowa lost one of its pioneers in sustainable agriculture, Dick Thompson, co-founder of Practical Farmers of Iowa, who died Aug. 17 at age 81.
- Families Growing Our Food: Rebuilding the Land After Floods
I visited Scott Olson right after Missouri River flood waters receded in 2011, and again at harvest a year later.
- Can't Plant? Put Your Empty Fields To Good Use
Cover crops and conservation practice construction can be an option for farmers unable to plant corn or soybeans this spring.