(WFRV) – In this segment of Life on the Farm we chat with one of the “cover crop pioneers” in Northeast Wisconsin.

The Omro farmer started using them in 2008 and now maintains cover on all fields year-round.

He has noticed benefits to his soils and crops.

Conservation is constantly evolving and in this interview, we hear about some of the challenges and successes he’s experienced.

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