After my 70th birthday this January, my family and I calculated that 2015 is my 51st crop. It’s also a 100% no-tilled crop, a change we’ve been very happy we made in the relatively recent past.
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The 24th annual National No-Tillage Conference is headed to Indianapolis, January 6-9, 2016. Participate in special workshops, no-till classrooms, small-group roundtables and general sesions led world-renown no-till experts. Get ready to take home dozes of field-tested, proven no-till tips and ideas you can put to use immediately! Register online today!
Nathan Lykins and his father-in-law, Paul Ketner, are heavily invested in precision technology on their no-till farm near Hartsville, Ind., where they no-till 1,400 acres of corn and soybeans. While using the row setup and precision technology on their Kinze 3660 no-till planter, Nathan discusses the savings he's seen with corn and soybean by adding air clutches to the machine.
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Founded 50 years ago on the premise of innovation, Kinze Manufacturing, Inc., markets its planters and grain carts globally and is known for a number of industry “firsts.”
Winning individuals or organizations for the 20th class of No-Till Innovators will be announced in January 2016 at the 24th annual National No-Tillage Conference.
Nominations are now being accepted for the eighth class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners to be honored at the 24th annual National No-Tillage Conference in January 2016.