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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  • Using AMS to Combat Hard Water Antagonism of Postemergence Herbicides

    The weed control efficacy of many weak acid herbicides like glyphosate, 2,4-D, clethodium and glufosinate can be reduced by hard water because the positively-charged hard water cations bind to the negatively-charged herbicide molecules, reducing the herbicide's ability to be absorbed into the plant. Find out how adding AMS to the tank can alleviate this antagonism.
  • Changing the Production Landscape with Smarter Strip-Till Practices

    Jeff Mitchell, cropping extension specialist, to discuss the successes and challenges of changing the mindset of California farmers to embrace conservation tillage at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
  • New CTIC Executive Director Takes the Helm

    The Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) welcomes its new executive director, Mike Komp. The role will call upon Komp's skills to build collaborative networks that help promote and champion conservation farming systems, secure funding for new programs and help analyze and disseminate digital data on conservation practices.
  • Success Through Adversity: Tips for High-Yielding Strip-Tilled Corn

    No stranger to pushing production limits on 10,000 acres, Montezuma, Kan., strip-tiller Josh Koehn will share his experience and advice for increasing strip-tilled corn yields at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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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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Understanding Conservation Agriculture and Carbon Management in Your No-Till Operation

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, retired USDA soil scientist Don Reicosky outlines the connection between soil health principles and carbon management in the context of conservation agriculture and no-till farming.

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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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