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Focus on Biology for Better Soil Health
For farmers aiming for sustainable and profitable crop production, optimizing soil health and function is the ultimate endgame.
What You Should Know About No-Till Planters
For no-tillers, the planter is the most crucial piece of equipment on their farm. This article will take you through the basic components of a no-till planter and provide you with tips for no-till planter maintenance from experienced pros in the industry.
Digging Into the Principles of Regenerative Ag
Based on the principles of building healthy soil, regenerative ag aims to not only sustain farm productivity but to actually work with nature to regenerate the soil, increase biodiversity and enhance the farming ecosystem.
Discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. The 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference, Aug. 5-6, in Omaha, Neb., offers a mix of thought-provoking general sessions featuring top experts, profit-boosting Strip-Till Classrooms led by strip-till authorities, and interactive farmer-to-farmer Strip-Till Roundtables. LEARN MORE
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we chat with independent crop consultant Jeremiah Durbin about those physical, chemical and biological aspects of soil health and how he uses his mechanical background to help trouble-shoot issues in the field.
No-Till Farmer podcast series is brought to you by The Andersons.
Take back your nutrients with Bio Reverse from The Andersons. Stalk degradation is an essential part of no-till field management. Bio Reverse is a robust microbial package designed to significantly reduce residue stubble prior to the next cropping season. The application of Bio Reverse following harvest released 10 times more nutrients than fields left untreated. With a 2-year shelf life and easy handling, Bio Reverse is ideal for every operation. Visit AndersonsPlantNutrient.
Good seed to soil contact is important. If a seed gets hung up on the furrow it will have a hard time imbibing water and germinating. Here's what you need to know about using and maintaining them.
The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting. Precision Planting, LLC is the leading provider of practical and effective precision ag technologies to help make farmers smarter every season.
A pioneer in soil research and Conservation Agriculture, Dr. Rattan Lal paved the way in one of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) key areas of work.
Make your spraying operations an even more valuable tool for your no-till system with this special 32-page management report. Get up to speed on the cost-saving precision spray technologies available on the market and pick up several how-to tips on improving application effectiveness. Plus, hear first-hand from No-Till Farmer readers as they share some of the updates they’ve made to their sprayers to ratchet up performance.
Discover numerous tools and application strategies at your disposal today including the case for moving nitrogen (N) applications in corn to later in the season and the potential that crop sensors are showing for targeted N applications to increase efficiency and profitability. Plus, learn about certain species of cover crops that can fix significant amounts of N.