Recent rains a boon to farmers, but fall forage crops went bust

Recent rains helped soybean crops and ended county burn bans, but it wasn't enough to help fall forage crops. A representative of Green Cover Seed offers his prediction for winter soil levels and how to use cover crops for the off-season.

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November 25, 2022 - 11:54 AM

Examples of cover crops. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Mother Nature finally relented, with periodic rains breaking a monthslong dry spell for area farmers.

While it was enough to prompt area counties to end burn bans as dormant vegetation once again showed meager signs of life, ponds and waterways remain woefully low.

Still, Zach Louk sees signs of hope.

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