Let’s Talk Cover Crops

#commonsensefarming Traditionally, cover crops are defined as a non-harvested crop purposely planted in between cash crops. However, just because they are typically not harvested does not mean they are less important. Cover crops play a vital role at our farm by...

Stop Treating the Soil Like Dirt!

#commonsensefarming   It is estimated that in the US we are losing 1% of our topsoil every year to erosion, most of which is caused by agricultural activities.[1] In fact, the Natural Resource Conservation Service (an agency of the US Department of Agriculture)...