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6 Solutions Australian No-Tillers Use to Control Weeds Seeds at Harvest

6 Solutions Australian No-Tillers Use to Control Weeds Seeds at Harvest

Dr. Michael Walsh, who is currently a visiting Fulbright Scholar at Kansas State University, is one of the founding fathers of the harvest weed seed control systems that have developed in Australia in response to a herbicide resistance crisis.

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  • Pink Microbes Make Nutrient Uptake More Efficient, Crops More Productive

    No-tillers can harness the power of pink microbes to improve their yields with NewLeaf Symbiotics’ Terrasym products for corn and soybeans. The company reports its Terrasym microbial products increases soybean yields by 2 bushels per acre and corn yields by 4.5 bushels per acre on average.
  • Tips for Interseeding Clover into Soybeans, Frost Seeding Cover Crops

    A discussion in the Organic Grain Resource and Information Network (OGRAIN) email group started with a question about interseeeding clover into soybeans. Several no-tillers discussed the topic and how timing of planting could dramatically affect the outcome.
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    No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. The Best of the Web series is brought to you by Totally Tubular.
  • Comparing Weed Control Options for Conventional & Organic No-Till

    All farmers have a unique set of circumstances that influence the specific production practices they implement on their farms, whether that be an organic, conventional or GMO production systems.
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Ecological Farming Proves Beneficial for Farmers in Africa

An international team of scientists has found that eco-friendly practices such as growing a range of crops, including legumes such as beans or pigeon peas, and adding plant residues or manure to soils can raise food crop yields in places such as rural Africa, where small-scale farmers cannot apply much nitrogen fertilizer.

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