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Relay Crop Trial Results

The idea to execute this trial came about because we’ve been using cover crops on our farm for the last couple of years. However, seed can be an issue in terms of availability and price. So, I said, “Dad, why don’t we try to harvest some of this?” and he said, “Okay, not a bad […]

Insider: Ecosystem Service Markets

We always hear, “Well I don’t get paid for soil health.” Traditionally we as farmers have only been paid for the yields produced off of our farms. We try to do things as efficiently as possible while driving for maximum yield. We’ve heard from the ag industry, “We need to feed the world; we need […]

60-inch Corn Trial 2019

As promised, we want to tell the complete story of our experiment with 30 inch by 60 inch row corn here in Iowa on the Continuum Ag farm. Mitchell bought this plot in 2017. Last year it was soybeans, and they did really well. This 30 acre area did 80 bushels, which was awesome. The […]

Harvest Data Collection: Why It’s Becoming So Important

Traditional harvest data As we are now getting into the heat of harvest season, data is on everyone’s mind – yield data, moisture, acres harvested, total bushels produced and crop pricing. These are some of the many different data points we have to keep track of as farmers, but how do we make sense of […]

Grain Quality Testing: Why It’s Important

As we’re preparing for harvest, the main driving metric that we’ve always looked at to evaluate success has been yield and yield only. But, only driving for more yield has taken us away from other metrics that really matter in running a successful farming operation or ranch. Not only do we want to continue to […]

Forecasting Fall Cover Crop Planting

WHAT IS A COVER CROP  A cover crop is a plant grown for purposes other than the harvest of grain for sale. Covering the ground year round is one of the tenants of regenerative ag. On the Continuum Ag farm, we use cover crops as a tool to reduce erosion, to improve soil function and […]

It’s Time to Start Thinking About Fall Soil Sampling

Are you getting a return on investment in your soil fertility program? How did the adverse weather this year impact your soil and overall soil health? We can do soil sampling tests to find out.  What is RightWay? RightWay is Continuum Ag’s zone soil sampling program. We thoroughly evaluate the soil based on assessing actual […]

Farmers: Get Paid for Carbon Sequestration!

How do farmers get paid for carbon sequestration? Since starting into the soil health space, we often heard “I don’t get paid for soil health”. That has now changed. Recently, groups such as Indigo Ag have stepped forward saying, “We’re going to start paying farmers for carbon sequestration.” That means farmers will actually get paid […]

What is Continuum Ag?

What is Continuum Ag? Continuum Ag is a soil health consulting company fueled by our new custom analytics software. With this software, we can quantify and improve soil health around the world. As we fine-tuning our services, we are  working with farmers, consultants and agribusinesses to design a unique plan that logistically and economically advances […]