Site Summary

This ONFARM site is a swine operation with the best management practice (BMP) comparison of using an organic amendment (liquid hog manure) and a cover crop. The field site is a simple hillslope on a gently rolling landscape on a silt loam soil. The soil health goals are to optimize management and tillage to improve productivity.

2020: Spring wheat under minimum tillage followed by manure and/or a cover crop

2021: Corn under minimum tillage with a late interseeded cover crop

2022: Soybeans under minimum tillage followed by a cover crop