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No-Till Legend Howard Martin Passes Away

No-Till Legend Howard Martin Passes Away

No-Till Legend and founder of Martin Industries, Howard Martin, passed away on Feb. 29, 2024 at the age of 79. He is credited with patenting the first ground-driven rotary row cleaner in 1988.

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  • Climate Corps or Peace Corps: Let No-tillers' Hard Work Shine

    Veteran no-tiller Guy Swanson wants to see more conservation educators with an extensive background in no-till without interference from the American Climate Corps, a new initiative that trains young people to assist agriculture organizations with outreach activities. 

  • Reaching the Next Level of Regenerative Ag with "No-Till PRO"

    "No-till PRO reflects a new stage in the development of agriculture, where farmers are moving from basic no-till to a higher level of professionalism that contributes to both the preservation and active restoration of soil fertility," says Ukrainian farmer Mykhaylo Draganchuk in this No-Till Farmer guest blog.
  • What are the Underlying Causes of Water Quality Problems?

    "The reason we have not been able to seriously address water quality is because we primarily focus our efforts on treating the symptoms of poor water quality rather than addressing the underlying cause of the problem," Brian Dougherty says.
  • Top 10 No-Till Stories in February 2024

    In case you missed them, here are the items that have garnered the most interest from farmers in the past month, February 2024.
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For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators Podcast, brought to you by SOURCE® from Sound Agriculture, editor Frank Lessiter shares a recent episode of the Soil Sense Podcast, created by Farmers for Soil Health, featuring Nancy Kavazanjian.

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No-Till Farming Market in the U.S.: A 10-Year Study into the Practice & Trends

No-Till Farming Market in the U.S.: A 10-Year Study into the Practice & Trends

This multi-billion dollar investment into conservation ag will undoubtedly raise awareness for the benefits of no-till farming and drive adoption in the U.S. It’s more important now than ever that dealers and manufacturers understand no-till farming, what it can do for their customers and the potential demand for equipment it will create on the heels of these investments.

From Maverick to Mainstream: A History of No-Till Farming [2nd Edition]

From Maverick to Mainstream: A History of No-Till Farming [2nd Edition]

Enjoy the 2nd Edition of the must have book for anybody involved in agriculture. This stunning and unique collection of no-till stories, photographs, facts, and figures chronicles the history of no-till farming from the early years through today. This extraordinary hardbound book takes a decade-by-decade look at the world of no-till as seen through the eyes of those who observed the many changes in no-till since the first commercial U.S. plot in 1962.
No-Till Corn: Pushing the Boundaries of Yield Potential

No-Till Corn: Pushing the Boundaries of Yield Potential

This 16-page special report offers tips and guidance from growers at or near the height of their talents. Learn what challenges they face, from managing equipment to self-control, and find advice and valuable information to help you reach the same level of success that they have.
No-Till & Cover Crops Handbook

No-Till & Cover Crops Handbook

Transitioning from conventional farming to no-till and incorporating the use of cover crops requires a higher level of management, but with No-Till Farmer's new No-Till & Cover Crops Handbook, you now have easy access to the critical information you need on field preparation, equipment requirements, how no-till and covers impact other agronomic practices and more.

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