In this episode we visit with Frank Rademacher, a farmer from East Central Illinois with several years experience in sustainable practice changes on his farm. Frank and his family farm a corn and soybean rotation and have been continuously been practicing no-till and cover cropping for the last 5-8 years. Using strategies like crimping high […]
Did you know that changing your nitrogen (N) management practices for various crops creates opportunities for earning carbon credit payments? In many instances across the U.S., too much N is applied be properly utilized by the plant. Performing best practices around N management reduces N loss pathways from nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions and groundwater leaching […]
Upon reviewing the list of practice changes that growers can implement to enroll in a carbon credit program one that seems to generate confusion is nitrogen efficiency. What does the efficient usage of nitrogen have to do with sequestering carbon? It is important to first explain what the term “nitrogen efficiency” means in terms of […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBFA-UEq6W8 “In our climate I don’t see a down side to capturing carbon. People love to romanticize the image of the farm life, nah we are production ag we are a business and ultimately you have to take the emotion out of it and be profitable.“ – Devin Moon, Washington Dryland Wheat Farmer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBFA-UEq6W8 Farmer, Devin Moon, shares his perspective on conservation ag practices and how he’s taking action towards a more profitable and sustainable future for his business.