Stalk Roller Links Residue Breakdown with No-Till Benefits
Equipment, Residue Management

Stalk Roller Links Residue Breakdown with No-Till Benefits

Managing corn residue can be an annual challenge for no-tillers, and finding the right tools and tactics to do so effectively is essential to maximizing yield potential and nutrient uptake.

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  • A New Reason to Sample for SCN This Fall

     Here's a countdown of the Top 5 reasons for soil sampling fields for soybean cyst nematode (SCN) in the fall after harvest, courtesy of University of Nebraska Extension. 

  • Soybean Seeding Rate Effect on Setting Lower Pods

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension explains why a grower is seeing lower nodes in his soybean crop this season.
  • Yield Monitor Data Collection Tips

    Remember that separate calibrations are needed for different crops and accuracy will generally improve when calibrating for significant moisture variability for a crop, says University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
  • 4 Practices for Seeding Wheat Late

    With weather delays and soybeans maturing late this year, many growers weren't able to seed winter wheat at the optimum time. Here are some tips for hitting higher yields with late-seeded wheat.
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2015 National No-Tillage Conference

Pushing No-Till Beyond Barriers

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!

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  • Laura Allen

    5 Quick Tips for Fall Soil Sampling

    Harvest is well underway in many areas, but before you call the season quits, consider doing your soil sampling.
  • John Dobberstein 2

    Think Residuals to Beat Palmer Amaranth

    If you have soybeans in your rotation — and 55% of Dryland No-Tiller readers indicate they do — you’ll want to pay increasing attention to any Palmer amaranth or waterhemp showing up in crops.
  • Laura Allen

    4 Tips for Avoiding Compaction at Harvest

    There’s a risk that running heavy harvesting equipment in wet conditions will result in soil compaction. Considering compaction can cost you 5-10% in yield, it’s a good idea to avoid it when possible.
  • John Dobberstein 2

    Help Us Make Dryland No-Tiller Even Better

    It’s hard to believe that 1½ years has passed since we launched the Dryland No-Tiller e-newsletter to provide more tailored, actionable tips and information to meet the specific needs of no-tillers in the Great Plains, Pacific Northwest and western Canada.

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No-Till Innovators

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.


Responsible Nutrient Practitioners Program

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.

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