Site Summary

This ONFARM site is in a dairy operation comparing the best management practices (BMPs) of organic amendments (liquid dairy manure and on-farm liquid digestate) with and without a cover crop. The field site is a rolling landscape with WaSCoBs on a silt loam till soil. The soil health goals are to reduce water and tillage erosion and increase organic matter.

2020: Winter wheat under no-till management followed by a cover crop and/or manure or digestate

2021: Corn under strip-till management followed by two organic amendments with and without a cover crop

2022: Soybeans under strip-till management