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Cover crops on dryland wheat? Challenge accepted.

Despite the common assumption that you can’t make cover crops work on dryland wheat in Eastern Oregon, Wasco County wheat grower Noah Williams is determined to find a solution. By working with his local Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Wasco Soil and Water Conservation District, Williams is using cover crops to reduce erosion, retain soil moisture, and build more organic matter in the soil–and even better, he’s tracking the data using soil sensors.

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