Here’s what E-C-O can spell

OSU Extension’s Jim Hoorman talks about a new system called ECO Farming, which stands for eternal no-till, continuous living cover, and other best management practices. It’s seeing wider use today through his and others’ efforts. (Cover crops, such as the red clover pictured here, are a part of it.) Benefits include richer soil, lower fertilizer costs, and less and cleaner runoff into nearby lakes and streams.

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