organic crops

Says WIU Ag Professor
2:58 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Dry Weather Could Hurt Cover Crops

If dry weather continues, cover crops may suffer too.
Credit SSS

The USDA has issued a report saying over half of Illinois, and over 80 percent of Iowa is abnormally dry but corn and soybeans are not the only crops at risk if the dry weather continues.

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Keynot speaker at 2013 Organic Field Day.
9:39 am
Tue August 6, 2013

"Crop Doctor" to Visit WIU Organic Field Day

Bill Becker, "The Crop Doctor," will be the keynote speaker at this year's Organic Field Day at WIU.
Credit foodfarmsjobs.org

Organic and conventional farming each have advantages. Organic fields don't use synthetic pesticides while conventionally grown crops produce higher yields. Bill Becker disagrees with that second assertion.

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