New Ag Decision Maker online tool available

April 17, 2018

Dr. William EdwardsA new decision-making tool that can help crop and livestock farmers assess the economics of cover crops on their farm is available for free on Iowa State University’s Ag Decision Maker website.

The unique three-in-one tool was developed by Practical Farmers of Iowa, in partnership with retired ISU ag economics professor William Edwards, to let farmers see the potential added value they could gain when cover crops are used for forage. Recent PFI research shows that when properly managed, grazing cover crops can result in sizable profits within the first year.

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