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A University of Illinois graduate student measures and cuts duplicate hand-pulled soil cores into sections for transport to a laboratory to determine soil organic carbon (SOC) stock in this plot. A team led by university of Illinois researcher Ken Olson says even no-till systems can lose SOC in lower soil depths, but cover crops can help reverse the trend.Cover Crops Key To Storing
More Soil Organic Carbon

No-till practices alone may not sequester as much organic carbon in soil profiles as previously thought, but seeding cover crops could help rebuild it, says University of Illinois researcher Ken Olson.




Breaking The No-Till Yield Barrier in Manitoba

Ryan Nevin raises 4,700 acres of spring and winter wheat, oats, peas and canola near Rapid City, Manitoba. Nevin, who’s also been experimenting with millet and soybeans, has been no-tilling since his father turned to the practice in the late 1980s.

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JD 1770 NT Planter Adaptations: Switching To Hydraulic Down Pressure

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Best Management System (Feat. McCutchenville, Ohio, No-Tiller Bret Margraf)

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Conservation Cropping With Mike Werling: Never-Till, Cover Crops And Drainage

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