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  • How to Permanently Repair Fragipan Soils Without Tillage | Griggs Farms

    Matt has Dr. Lloyd Murdock, a renowned soil scientist, out on his farm to look at the progress he's made using cover crops to repair his soils after decades of monocropping and plowing. More specifically, he's looking to see what 9 years of including annual ryegrass in the cover crop mix has don...

  • How to Utilize Chicken Litter in Row Crops | Griggs Farms

    Matt travels to Jonesboro, AR to give a presentation with Dr. Tyson Raper of UT Extension on his experience utilizing chicken litter in his row crop system over the last several years. Matt will answer the questions, what to expect out of chicken litter and what are the best management practices...

  • Do Biological Products Work in Row Crop Farming??? | Griggs Farms

    Matt travels to Jonesboro, AR to give a presentation with Dr. Tyson Raper of UT Extension on his experience testing various popular biological products in his row crop system over the last several year. Matt will answer the question, do current biological products make farmers a profit or help w...

  • The Root Of Success!! 2023 Root Tour: Part 2 | Griggs Farms

    After multiple years of no till and intensively managed cover crops, Matt goes to the field to dig up some cotton and soybean plants and see if Matt's efforts and building up his soil without using tillage are paying off or are there any restrictions that plants with taproots can't penetrate.

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  • The Root Of The Problem?? 2023 Root Tour: Part 1 | Griggs Farms

    After multiple years of no till and intensively managed cover crops, Matt and Dylan Joyce of Joyce Brothers Farms go to the field to dig up some corn plants and see if Matt's efforts and building up his soil without using tillage are paying off.

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  • Strip Kill, Not Strip Till | Griggs Farms

    Matt shows off the advantages of his strip kill practice, killing strips of cover crop with a herbicide with his hooded sprayer, rather than using a strip till machine to till strips into the cover crop to plant into.

  • Why Cover Crop??? A Look At Our Soil Improvement.| Griggs Farms

    When spraying some burn down strips, Matt takes a few minutes to show the drastic improvements he's seen in his soils from the use of cover crops. He also explains why using cover crops is superior to just strictly no till.

  • How To Test Soil Health | Griggs Farms

    In this video, Matt hosts a group of NRCS personel who are there to conduct some soil health tests on his Adaptive Management plots looking at the differences in no till plots and plots that have had cover crops long term.

  • How to Plant into High Biomass Cover Crops | Griggs Farms

    Every year during springtime, we get many calls about how we successfully plant into our high biomass cover crops. In this video, we detail what we've learned about what works and what doesn't on planter setup into high biomass (30,000+ lbs/acre) cover crops.