North Central SARE From the Field

North Central SARE From the Field

North Central SARE From the Field

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Rural Revitalization through Farm-Based Enterprise

Type: North Central SARE From the Field Profile

For decades, John Allen has helped farmers develop business skills and strategies, improving their profitability and helping to revitalize rural communities.

Thermal Banking for Cold Storage

Steven Schwen

Type: Multimedia

Steven Schwen's innovative energy conservation strategy uses thermal banking technology to conserve heat in his greenhouse and for cold storage.

Thermal Banking Greenhouses

Steven Schwen

Type: Multimedia

Steven Schwen uses thermal banking to significantly reduce the energy costs of running a greenhouse for cold-season production.

Earthen Path Organic Farm

Steven Schwen

Type: Multimedia

Steven Schwen’s farming roots were established during the ‘back to the land’ movement in the 1970s. Earthen Path Organic Farm grew out of his vision of a sustainable world based on local economies.

Adding Cover Crops to a No-Till System

Dan Forgey

Type: Multimedia

South Dakota farm manager Dan Forgey has improved soil quality and the bottom line by successfully introducing cover crops to his long-term no-till system.

Growing Cover Crops with a Cash Crop

Dan Forgey

Type: Multimedia

Dan Forgey describes how he grows cover crop mixes in synch with a cash crop of corn, and gets strong yields without chemical fertilizer.

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