New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

By Paul DuBourt
Natural Resource Conservation Service 

Mother Nature is proving to be a cruel partner

 

October 7, 2019



Most all of us have had experiences with challenging weather. These past couple weeks have not disappointed in showing us who really is in charge! I’m going to bring a different perspective to this situation we find ourselves in. When we encountered excessively wet fall conditions, those same saturated soil conditions carried over to a challenging spring in most instances. Our soil is similar to a cup, it only holds so much and anything more is excess saturation– A MESS!!!

What we didn’t realize then was that we had a great opportunity to get a cover crop established/seeded in the f...



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