After severe flooding, blizzards and other damaging weather events, USDA National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is providing EQUIP funds for Nebraska farmers to plant cover crops to manage cropland acres.
The family has been no-till for 20 years and used cover crops for 18 years. The Lassiters grow cotton, peanuts, wheat, rye, non-GMO soybeans and corn. They utilize a complex rotation to improve their soil and keep it productive for generations to come.
While Midwest states still reel from recent flooding, BAMWX meteorologists say snow is on its way. Before the good weather makes way for bad, here’s what farmers should expect into the next couple weeks.