Fine-tuning his nutrient management protocol helped Stu Swanson, a Wright County corn, soybean and hog farmer, maximize the return on his input investment and maintain a high level of productivity.
Black Hawk County, Iowa, farmer Nick Meier is interested in the on- and off-farm benefits of 4R Plus practices.
Western Iowa farmer Adam Gittins utilizes precision ag tools to farm more efficiently and collect data. This has led to soil health improvements.
Shawn Richmond, environmental services director at the Agribusiness Association of Iowa, encourages farmers to consider the 4R Plus practices that address their unique situations.
Soil health test results revealed the topsoil on his farm was being depleted, which put Tim Recker of Fayette County, Iowa, on a mission to add 4R Plus practices.
Precision Ag Specialist Emily Doyle arms farmers with information so they can make decisions to protect yields and the environment.
Soil Health Partnership field manager and east-central Iowa farmer Lisa Kubik says soil health is defined on the farm level.