What is mycorrhiza?

- Say it with me now, my–co-rhyz-ah. So what is it? Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) is beneficial fungi that lives in the soil and naturally provides phosphorus and other nutrients like zinc and copper to cash crops, reducing the need for expensive fertilizer inputs. AMF allows plant roots to explore 1,000 times more soil volume than […]

Soil Health and Cover Crops Forum

- Protecting and enhancing the land is a priority for all farmers as it is the lifeblood of their operation. A great way to improve soil is by planting cover crops. Cover cropping has become increasingly popular across South Dakota as it provides numerous benefits including reduced erosion, increased water-holding capacity, recycling of nutrients, reduced noxious […]