Want an example of on-farm conservation practices in action? Look no further than Jon Hansmeier.
The list of conservation practices that Hansmeier has implemented on 660 acres of cropland in a corn/soybean rotation on his farm in Foley is impressive. Examples include:
- Using mulch tillage on 146 acres of cropland , keeping at least one-third of the soil surface covered with crop residue.
- Erosion control practices using a combination of fill material,