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Farming for a Future of Healthy Soil, Clean Water

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In rural Indiana, Ray McCormick plants cover crops – and trees – to protect farms and rivers. It’s a conservation practice Ray uses on “every acre” to improve soil health, prevent erosion and reduce nutrient runoff from his farm into the Wabash River, a 500-mile-long tributary of the Mississippi River.