Last week, we teamed up with California Ag Solutions to promote conservation tillage and its benefits at the 2015 World Ag Expo. The annual expo draws over 100,000 national and international visitors every year.
When you think of cow waste, your immediate thoughts probably revolve less around an image and more around a smell. Turns out, cow waste can also power farms – and even homes.
California’s Central Valley is the state’s hotbed for farming. From the milk we drink to the tomatoes we slice into our salads, this region is integral in providing California’s communities with the amazing produce and food we’re all so accustomed to.
In 2004, only about 490 acres of summer silage corn in the San Joaquin Valley used strip-till. By 2012, the number of acres rose to over 181,000.