Crops, like any other form of life, need food in order
to grow. Feeding the soil
is a critical component of farming, especially in order to meet the challenges of producing more grain for
a growing population.
We nourish the soil in a number of ways, including application of manures and compost and practicing
no-till farming. We also apply nitrogen to our hay and corn fields, carefully calculating th
e plants' needs so we can make the most efficient use of costly fertilizers and do our part to keep unwanted nitrogen out of the water and in the fields