Systems Approach Makes Canadian No-Till Farm More Resilient
Seeding & Planting, Crop Protection, Soil Health

Systems Approach Makes Canadian No-Till Farm More Resilient

Derek and Tannis Axten use a low-disturbance, high-diversity no-till system to keep tabs on their soil health ‘bank balance’ and improve their farm ground in Saskatchewan.

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    Sticking with No-Till During Tough Times

    A trip this week through Kansas was a lesson about the perils of drought, but also the potential of no-till and cover crops to build resilient soils that have a better chance of weathering dry periods.
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    Visual Proof that No-Till Keeps Soils in Place

    You need to see this video that shows how powerful a tool no-till practices can be for keeping soils in place, which if done on a more widespread basis might have reduced the severity of dust storms that recently plagued eastern Nebraska.

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Strategies for Protecting Corn Against Yield-Robbing Western Bean Cutworm

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome Ohio State University Extension field crops specialist Kelley Tilmon, who discusses the rise of Bt resistant Western bean cutworm and several strategies no-tillers can employ to control this pest and protect their corn crop.

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Capturing the Full Value of Cover Crops, Perennial Pastures

This webinar, sponsored by Truax Co., examines how you can get the full value of cover crops through grazing and expanding your cash crop rotation. No-tiller Gabe Brown of Brown's Ranch in Bismarck, N.D. shares the value of integrating animals into your cropping system and more in this free webinar.

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