The Prevo brothers, a fifth-generation farm family in Iowa, are investing in soil health and seeing record yields because of it. USDA, Esri, and Living Atlas have collaborated to highlight cutting edge data, geospatial information, and technology through the story of these brothers.
In 2011, the Prevos changed their crop management system from conventional tillage to no-till farming with cover crops. While their goal was to improve water infiltration in their fields, they also started seeing record yields.
Soil health isn’t just good for the environment, it’s good for farmers’ bottom lines.
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