Friday, February 25th, 2011
Photo by Mark Pummell
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Celina area farmer Jeff Rasawehr kneels in a field he planted with red clover, a type of winter cover crop. Having at least 90 percent of vegetative cover is one requirement of the new rules for wintertime manure application in the Grand Lake Watershed. Cover crops help prevent manure from running off the land when snow melts or rain arrives.
Online story associated with this photograph
GRAND LAKE - If ag producers don't step up, their livelihoods could be at stake, according to a local agriculture official. Chris Gibbs, executive director of the Mercer County Farm Service Agency and a defender of livestock p . . .
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