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For the backyard gardener and small farmer who wants to grow a variety of food crops with a focus on urban agriculture
Dan Forgey, of Cronin Farms, describes his ongoing research with cover crops, this time looking at how they might be grown in sync with a cash crop of corn.
As manager of the 8,500-acre Cronin Farms in Gettysburg, South Dakota, Dan Forgey strives to build soil health—and yields—sustainably. Forgey has been using no-till management for more than 17 years and over that time, has developed a keen understanding of how his farming system works and where new challenges and opportunities exist.
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Reporting from the Field: Cronin Family Farm, Gettysburg, South Dakota: It’s cold and wet on the plains; winter is just around the corner. Dan Forgey has been growing crops on this 8500 acre farm for 42 years. About 18 years ago he adopted a no-till practice—when a crop is harvested, its stubble is left untouched […]