No-Tillers Go ‘High and Wide’ to Make Cover Crops Work
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No-Tillers Go ‘High and Wide’ to Make Cover Crops Work

When your day job is financial analysis and risk-management consulting, the positive economics and agronomics of no-till and cover crops are easy to see.

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    What No-Till is All About

    In the more than 45 years that I’ve been covering no-till, I’ve never seen anything that sums up the many merits of no-till as well as the chart shown here. It’s an excellent resource for showing rural and city folks alike what no-till is all about and the impact crop residue can have on improving yields, the environment and food security.
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    D.C. Compromises Not Helping the Soil Health Movement

    While some important progress was made in the recent Farm Bill regarding soil health and cover crop management, a recent article detailed an important omission that will still impact many farmers’ wallets.
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    It's seldom that we write about no-till and politics, but there’s a situation in Canada right now where international politics is spelling big trouble for the country’s canola growers.

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In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, we share a Q&A interview conducted at the Understanding Ag and the Soil Health Academy, featuring certified professional soil scientist Ray Archuleta; farmer, rancher, author, and speaker Gabe Brown; and first-generation farmer and field consultant, Russell Hedrick.

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