What I’ve Learned From No-Tilling: Regenerative No-Till Practices Improve Farm, Community
Seeding & Planting, Cover Crops, Soil Health

What I’ve Learned From No-Tilling: Regenerative No-Till Practices Improve Farm, Community

I've served in township government for a quarter century. One never-ending task and expense is cleaning silt from road ditches and culverts — the product of field erosion — and putting it back where it belongs.

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Expand Your Knowledge at the 2020 National No-Tillage Conference

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Attend the 28th annual National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis, Mo., January 7-10, 2020, and experience 4-days and more than 100 targeted sessions delivering the latest research, ideas and tools to help you reach the full potential of a no-tillage farming system.

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  • The Future of Industrial Hemp Production Still an Uphill Battle

    Though industrial hemp is now legal to grow, cannabis legalization varies from state to state. But the market opportunities are there and interest in hemp and CBD products continues to increase, so for no-tillers who are interested in growing this specialty crop, this is a good time to dip your toe in and experiment.
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    ‘We Treat it Like Dirt’: Desertification on the March in Europe?

    Managing arable soil inventories for future food production isn’t just a challenge here in North America. Read on to see what experts say is happening to soil resources in the European Union.
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    Herbicide Treadmill is Ending

    Because of serious weed concerns with the area’s over 10 million acres of wheat and barley grown with extremely limited rainfall, Western Australia is the herbicide-resistance capital of the world.
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    Tips for Fixing Flooded-Out Soils

    As we pray for those affected by the tragic flooding in several states, there’s plenty of information available on strategies for getting flooded-out soils back to productivity again.

No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovations Podcast

Early No-Till Recollections with Ag Economist Howard Doster

In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovations” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter, chats with retired ag economist Howard Doster, who received a PhD in agricultural economics from The Ohio State University and began working at Purdue in 1968.

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Understanding Soil Health — Where We Are and Where We Need to Go

What is “soil health?” Ask 10 people this question, and you’ll likely get 10 different answers. Dr. Zouheir Massri will help you understand soil health as its related to soil functionality and where we need to go to take soil health to the next level in this free No-Till Farmer webinar sponsored by AgroLiquid.

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