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This article is the first of two publications that analyzes economic opportunities in forest farming for Indiana forest plantation owners. This study explores growing hops along the fence lines of newly established fo  More...

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Forest farming in North America is becoming a popular practice that provides short-term income for owners of new forest plantations while their trees reach maturity. This income diversification is particularly relevan  More...

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Order SARE's Library of Publications thumb drives for access to SARE's current publications, program materials, videos and selected regional materials right at your fingertips -no internet connection needed. These lig  More...

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Annual ryegrass has become a popular cover crop choice for growers in Indiana and many other states. Unfortunately, its adaptability, quick establishment, and aggressive growth are also considered to be characteristics o  More...
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This publication is a checklist of things growers should do as they plan for using cover crops in their operation. It is a companion to Managing Cover Crops: An Introduction to Integrating Cover Crops Into a Corn-Soyb  More...

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This publication briefly describes the benefits of growing cover crops on prevented planting acres and provides guidance for selecting and seeding cover crops on these acres.

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This publication is an introduction to cover crops — it describes cover crop benefits, how to select appropriate covers, common seeding methods, and how to terminate them. It is a companion to Managing Cover Cro  More...

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This publication outlines an introductory approach to integrating cover crops into a corn-soybean cropping system and is intended to help farmers who are new to growing cover crops. It also offers a basic cover crop r  More...

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New records were set for yield and production in 2014, a good year for popcorn in Indiana. In 2014, 91,000 acres of popcorn were planted in Indiana, up 10,000 acres from 2013. A total of 90,000 acres were harvested, also  More...
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This is the second edition of the popular pocket-size in-field reference that helps readers effectively select, grow and use cover crops in their farming systems. It was written by members of the Midwest Cover Crops Cou  More...

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This is the second edition of the popular pocket-size, in-field reference that helps readers effectively select, grow and use cover crops in their farming systems. It was written by members of the Midwest Cover Crops Cou  More...

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From yesterday's gingham girls to today's Farmer Janes, The Midwest Farmer's Daughter unearths the untold history and renewed cultural currency of an American icon at a time when fully 30 percent of new farms in t  More...

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Many cover crop species have characteristics that make them both desirable as cover crops and troublesome weed species. Weedy cover crop escapes not only affect the current production crop, but also can produce seeds and  More...
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Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers and Conservationists is a first-of-its-kind, step-by-step, full-color guide for rearing and managing bumble bees, mason bees, leafcutter bees  More...

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This manual provides an in-depth review of the applications of crop rotation-including improving soil quality and health, and managing pests, diseases, and weeds. Consulting with expert organic farmers, the authors sh  More...

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Managing Cover Crops Profitably explores how and why cover crops work and provides all the information needed to build cover crops into any farming operation. Along with detailed management information on the m  More...

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Choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms often are part-time family businesses. With sometimes several members of a family involved, it can be difficult to record and place a value on the time and costs required to establish,  More...
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Specialty grains and oilseeds have a long tradition as part of Indiana's crop mix. This publication addresses questions such as the number of acres devoted to specialty grains in Indiana, the differences in growing speci  More...
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Canola, an annual oilseed crop, is a member of the mustard family and has been developed to contain less than 2 percent erucic acid and less than 30 ppm glucosinolates. AY-272 discusses production costs, variety and so  More...
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This publication presents an overview of popcorn production practices for both commercial and home use purposes and includes management involved in growing, harvesting, conditioning, storing, and marketing.  More...
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Answers questions dealing with cropping programs, planting and harvesting, pest control, and marketing of sunflowers in Indiana.  More...
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