Pat Murken and Theresa Middleton visit about the import

Pat Murken, an ISA member from Story City, has had a lifelong passion for conservation. Now he is working with the ISA to help other farmers interested in growing cover crops. (Photo: Joseph L. Murphy/Iowa Soybean Association)

Cover crops trials help soybean farmers grow soil health

December 17, 2020

This Story County farmer knew he needed to change something when erosion was impacting his land - big time. In 2007, he tried - and failed - his first year of cover crops. But what he did after that is a reminder to all farmers what perseverance and a little help from ISA can do for your land.