Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
Photo by Nancy Allen
Celina area farmer Jeff Rasawehr shows how the residue from cereal rye grass, a winter cover crop, protected his soybeans from frost about two weeks ago. Rasawehr is among a group of farmers who received an $18,000 grant to plant cover crops.
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Eight Mercer County farmers will split $18,000 in grant money during the next two years to plant winter cover crops as a way to help transition to no-till farming. The grant comes from the USDA's North Central Region Sustainabl . . .
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