Cover Crops, Soil Health
Roberto Peiretti’s 20 Tips for a Dynamic No-Till System

Roberto Peiretti’s 20 Tips for a Dynamic No-Till System

When it comes to confirming the benefits of a dynamic no-till system, Roberto Peiretti has had the benefit of 40 years of experience honing his approach in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.

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  • Crop Residue Provides Many Benefits

    The benefits of leaving crop residue on the soil surface include reducing soil erosion, retaining moisture, mitigating soil temperature fluctuations and contributing to soil organic matter. South Dakota State University's Ruth Beck explains.
  • Proso Millet Trial Results in South Dakota

    Crop performance testing results are released annually through the activities of South Dakota State University Extension and the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU. Here are the 2020 results for proso millet.
  • Late Winter Kochia Control in Fields Going to Soybeans, Sunflowers and Wheat

    This is the third and final article in a series discussing pre-emergence herbicides for kochia control, as Kansas State University Extension discusses recommendations specific to fields that will be planted to soybean or sunflower this spring and wheat in the fall. 
  • Failure Was Never a No-Till Option

    Ohio’s “No-Till Bill” says the key to selling growers on no-till over his four-decade career was to accept full responsibility for every aspect of the switch to reduced tillage.
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Kicking the Virtual Tires with Big Iron Auctions

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast series, brought to you by Yetter, we’re checking in with co-founder and co-CEO of Big Iron Auctions, Mark Stock as he shares some industry trends and predictions.

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You’ve been there before. Everything is “ready to go” on your planter, but you start planting and realize something just isn’t quite right. Here are two things we’ve seen that have helped countless farmers have confidence from their very first pass in the field.

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Cover Crop Strategies

The editors of Cover Crop Strategies and No-Till Farmer created this 24-page special report to share ideas on getting covers established, using a roller-crimper for termination, successfully integrating livestock into a cover-crop system and using covers to transition away from an overdependence on herbicides and fertilizers. 
Covering Up, Part 4: Getting Results with Innovative Cover Crop Systems

Covering Up, Part 4: Getting Results with Innovative Cover Crop Systems

In this 32-page special report, you’ll read about some of the farmers and researchers who are pushing the boundaries of cover crop management, discovering new ways they can extend the growing season, supplement grazing, capture more sunlight, feed the biology underground and even improve the bottom line.
Turning Your Sprayer into an Effective No-Till Asset

Turning Your Sprayer into an Effective No-Till Asset

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.

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Getting More From Your Nitrogen Investment

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.

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