April 2020

Your Land

Darrell Shover turned to conservation and innovation to help his sub-1,000-acre farm in northern Indiana prosper. One of the tools that has helped is a farm-built interseeder he's used to plant cover crops in standing corn. (Progressive Farmer image by Dave Charrlin)

This Indiana farmer uses an EQIP program to revive soil health and boost corn yields nearly 10%.

Your Farm

Putting a beef sire on a dairy cow creates a calf with $100 to $150 more value at the feedyard. (Progressive Farmer image courtesy of courtesy of Riverview LLP)

Dairy calves may gain a lot from the right beef sire. But, will the trend hurt traditional calf markets?

Your Life

(Progressive Farmer image by Progressive Agriculture Foundation)

Make sure you know what's underground before you start any digging project. Always call 811 first!


Livestock producers across the country have worked with NRCS experts to improve water resources. (Progressive Farmer image by Ken Hammond, NRCS)

A well system is often the best way to meet livestock needs, whatever the weather.



DTN and Progressive Farmer staff reporter Emily Unglesbee is honored with an award from the Weed Science Society of America.

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