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Field Crops

If you grow field crops such as grain, corn, and legumes, you may want to learn how you can successfully adopt sustainable farming methods or organic production strategies for these crops. This series of publications discusses some of the soil and weed management options and tilling and planting methods that can make traditional field crop production more sustainable and economically viable. Consult these resources for specific information on production of commodity crops, as well as introductions to new alternative crops.

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Links to Other Agronomic Topic Information

Conservation Technology Information Center Promotes and disseminates comprehensive data, research and materials related to conservation agriculture.

Kellogg Biological Station Long-Term Ecological Research

Long-Term Agroecological Research, Iowa State University

Midwest Cover Crops Council

Practical Farmers of Iowa Research Reports

Rodale Institute Farming Systems Trial