Short profiles of 10 Corn Belt farmers who are using cover crops to protect and enhance their soil.
Minnesota organic farmer Steven Schwen built a greenhouse that directs solar heat into the soil in the winter. The same thermal banking concept can be applied to cold storage in the summer.
South Carolina dairyman Tom Trantham has developed a 12-month forage system that brought him back from the brink of bankruptcy.
In this series, Dan Forgey, farm manager at Cronin Farms in South Dakota, talks about his experience adding cover crops to the no-till management system he has been using for more than 17 years.