Cover Crops Offer Bright Future for Weed Control, Further Conservation
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Cover Crops Offer Bright Future for Weed Control, Further Conservation

When Randy Chapman started farming with his father, he knew they weren’t going to have the help they needed for labor. He also didn’t like the erosion he witnessed from tillage and realized they had to do something different.

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Join us January 8-11 at the Indianapolis Downtown Marriott for the 2019 National No-Tillage Conference.

Learn from 40 top-notch no-tillers, agronomists, research­ers and other no-till experts, delivering innovative ideas to help you build a more profitable no-till system during 4 highly focused days of no-till education!

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    As you know, this is the time of year to start thinking about topdressing winter wheat with some nitrogen (N), but Mother Nature isn’t cooperating in some parts of the southern Plains.
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Balancing Insecticide Use and Soil Health Through An IPM Approach

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No-Till Farmer’s next free webinar will be Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. CST. The topic is, “Meeting Nutrient Needs in No-Till: The Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions.” Register here.

This webinar, sponsored by AgroLiquid, will look at some of the circumstances that impact the fertility levels and nutrient needs of no-tilled crops. Stephanie Zelinko, agronomy sciences project leader for AgroLiquid, will offer opportunities for no-tillers to improve the effectiveness of fertilizer applications.

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