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Soil Health, Cover Crops Subjects of Cove Meeting


January 24, 2019

Penn State Extension will show how farmers can increase their soil organic matter, improve infiltration and create more resilient soils by improving soil health at a workshop in Martinsburg on Jan. 30th.

The event will feature Dr. Sjoerd Duiker, professor of soil management, who will discuss how reducing tillage, increasing crop diversity and adding cover crops can improve soil biological activity and cycle nutrients while increasing crop yields.

Workshop topics will include corn planter maintenance and modification and creating cover crop mixes for your farm.

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