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Research & Data from the Northern Plains Hub Region

  • No-Till: From Science to Practice

    Hands of a person feeling soil 20 minutes after a rain simulator applied 2 inches of water. Photo credit USDA NRCS

    No-till is not a new concept — in fact, it has been a management practice for several decades, but perhaps gained the most momentum since the USDA NRCS initiated their soil health campaign in 2012.…

  • Adapting for the Future

    Research Study Site: USDA-ARS High Plains Grasslands Research Station

    Researchers in the Northern Plains have been studying how changes in the atmosphere might impact rangelands throughout the region. With this research under our belt, we can begin strategizing how to…

  • Long Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) Network

    study sites in field

    The Long Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) is a partnership among 18 premier long-term research sites across the United States. The LTAR network will provide data that can be used in the…