Preventing Another Dust Bowl: Improving Water Filtration through No-till and Cover Crops

Sep 22, 2014

Credit Kansas Farmer

Scott Gonnerman started no-till practices in 2005 and began cover-cropping his east Nebraska fields in 2009. He says he used to think of the soil simply as dirt.

But he's seen with his own eyes how infiltration has improved in step with a healthier ecosystem immediately below the soil surface.