What I’ve Learned From No-Tilling: Patience and Like Minds Yield No-Till Success
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What I’ve Learned From No-Tilling: Patience and Like Minds Yield No-Till Success

About 75% OF the acres around me still aren’t no-tilled. I can’t blame them. It wasn’t the easiest change to make, but it’s well worth it in my opinion.

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    Ignore the Naysayers: No-Tilled Cotton Pays Off

    No-till cotton adoption in the Great Plains isn’t anything to write home about. But two no-tillers in Oklahoma and Texas are making the practice work while many of their neighbors are zeroing out the crop.
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    No-Tillers Watching Costs

    With lower commodity prices and increased cropping costs, University of Minnesota ag economists are urging growers to take a closer look at their machinery investments.
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    No-Till Talking Points for the Coffee Shop

    The next time you’re in one of those seemingly hopeless debates with a clean-tilling neighbor about the value of no-till practices, turn to these talking points from the NRCS.
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    New Technology Could Provide Much-Needed Water in the Great Plains

    Early success is being reported in treating byproduct water generated by energy companies for use in agriculture, possibly providing some relief to the depleted Ogallala aquifer.

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Ending Continuous Corn Yield Penalties with Better Residue, Agronomic Management

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we're joined by University of Illinois crop physiology research assistant Alison Vogel who will discuss how accelerating residue degradation and nutrient cycling is necessary to maximize yield potential when no-tilling continuous corn.

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What Have We Learned About Managing Soil Health?

Doug Miller, vice president and agronomist with Midwest Bio-Tech, presents the latest field research on farming practices used to build no-till soil health. Doug’s most recent webinar described the latest tools designed to measure soil health. This webinar focuses on practical lessons learned from several on-farm tests conducted during the past year.

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