6 Tips for Switching to No-Till
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6 Tips for Switching to No-Till

No-till is one of the most popular and effective conservation practices but making the switch from tilling to not can be intimidating. Check out these 6 tips for transitioning to no-till from the NRCS.

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  • [Podcast] Feeding the Soil for Improved No-Till Results

    In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we're joined by Doug Newton and Loran Steinlage, who talk no-till, compare notes about their experiences, the soil health and other benefits they’ve seen from the practice and more.
  • New Report Highlights Harvest Weed Seed Control in PNW

    Washington State University Extension has released a new report discussing the various Harvest Weed Seed Control (HWSC) systems emerging and their potential suitability for Pacific Northwest wheat production systems.
  • Relationship of Early, Frequent Fungicide Applications to Durum Wheat Productivity

    There's been a heightened focus on spraying fungicides to mitigate associated crop losses in durum wheat due to Fusarium head blight and leaf spots but recent studies by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) may cause farmers to question early and frequent applications of fungicides for control of wheat diseases.
  • A Checklist for Getting Your Wheat Crop Off Right

    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension agronomist Calvin Trostle shares some suggestions for growers working with the early stages of their wheat crop, covering seeding, fertility status, insect threats and other issues that could affect winter wheat.
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    What Does Your Banker Think About No-Till?

    American Farmland Trust rolled out some interesting information about the payoffs for improved soil health this year. I’d like your feedback on how bankers seem to value your investment in no-till systems and soil health.
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    Managing Herbicide Resistance

    With Australian no-tillers dealing with some of the worst weed resistance issues in the world, the country’s growers are adopting a “zero tolerance policy” or a “take no prisoners” approach to weed control.
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    Less Water, Same Cotton Yields: Yes, it’s Possible

    As concerns about the viability of the Ogallala aquifer continue, researchers believe they have found a window of opportunity in the growth cycle of cotton to reduce watering without hurting yield in the end.
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    Which Category Do You Fall in — Messiah or Pariah?

    Will the gradual change in farm production practices to more wholistic methods, including no-till systems, be fought in coffee shops or courtrooms? Read about battles flaring up in two different states.

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Feeding the Soil for Improved No-Till Results

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we're joined by Doug Newton and Loran Steinlage, who talk no-till, compare notes about their experiences, the soil health and other benefits they’ve seen from the practice and more.

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