Shawneetown (United States)

Type: City
Name: Shawneetown (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.7131
Longitude: -88.186699
population: 1,331
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cover crops add to farm sustainability

WASHINGTON, D.C., The Fertilizer Institute - A potentially record-setting U.S. corn harvest is underway. Many farmers can attribute the use of cover crops as one of multiple best management practices (BMPs) that help them increase yield year after year. ... [Published Tri-State Neighbour - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

OBITUARY: Dr. Earl Dean Patton

Dr. Earl Dean Patton of Eldorado, peacefully passed away at the Harrisburg Medical Center 8:15 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.Earl Dean was born on Oct. 3, 1922, to Earnest Harold and Lola Adoff (Overton) near Eldorado in Saline County. Raised near Eldorado, ... [Published Harrisburg Daily Register - Oct 01 2014]

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...in cover crops has grown immensely the past few years," said Eileen Kladivko, an agronomist and cover crops specialist with Purdue University. "Cover crops are an integral part of modern, sustainable agriculture. With improved plant genetics, synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and machinery helping to increase yields, but sometimes masking soil degradation, cover crops become an important part in helping to improve underlying soil resources and in obtaining the full potential benefits from additional crop inputs."

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