What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Leveling Up and Paring Down for Better No-Till Results
Seeding & Planting, Cover Crops, Nutrient Management, Soil Health

What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Leveling Up and Paring Down for Better No-Till Results

We keep hitting new levels with our no-till system. There’s no stopping and it keeps farming interesting — certainly more interesting than the traditional wheat-fallow rotation we used to follow.

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  • A True Friend of No-Till Passes Away

    Long-time Purdue University agricultural economist Howard Doster passed away on February 13, 2020, at his home in Waynesville, Ohio. The 86-year-old Ohio State University graduate believed passionately in both the environmental and economic benefits of no-tilling for Midwestern growers.
  • Cover Crop Corner: Using Berseem Clover to Improve Alfalfa Production

    According to the cover crop experts at GO SEED, research has found a synergistic relationship between berseem clover and alfalfa that increases hay yield and quality.
  • [Podcast] Maximizing Sunlight and Carbon with Intercropping

    In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we caught up with Gaston, Indiana, no-tiller Jason Mauck by phone and he shared some details about how his ever-evolving Constant Canopy system works and some of the experiments he’s been implementing to utilize the abundant manure generated by the 12,000 hogs in his operation.
  • Drift Reduction Technology Corporation Introduces Retrofittable Boom Section Recirculation System

    Drift Reduction Technology Corporation, a newly formed company focusing exclusively on improving the safety and accuracy of how crop protection products are applied, introduces a unique spray boom section recirculation system, the SRV2 System. The SRV2 System is easily retrofittable to any new or used field sprayer.
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Maximizing Sunlight and Carbon with Intercropping

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we caught up with Gaston, Indiana, no-tiller Jason Mauck by phone and he shared some details about how his ever-evolving Constant Canopy system works and some of the experiments he’s been implementing to utilize the abundant manure generated by the 12,000 hogs in his operation.

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Focusing on Smarter, Sustainable Fertilizing Strategies

In agriculture, improved management practices have to make sense in dollars and cents. Sustainable agriculture means stewardship of the land, air and water — but it also means doing this in a way that is profitable over the long-term. Sustaining and further improving crop yield is the best objective of soil health. Continuous improvement of crop yield is extremely dependent on how we plan to invest and sustain the soil ecosystem to withstand environmental threats and stripping of key nutrients needed to sustain agriculture.

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Make your spraying operations an even more valuable tool for your no-till system with this special 32-page management report. Get up to speed on the cost-saving precision spray technologies available on the market and pick up several how-to tips on improving application effectiveness. Plus, hear first-hand from No-Till Farmer readers as they share some of the updates they’ve made to their sprayers to ratchet up performance.

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Getting More From Your Nitrogen Investment

Discover numerous tools and application strategies at your disposal today including the case for moving nitrogen (N) applications in corn to later in the season and the potential that crop sensors are showing for targeted N applications to increase efficiency and profitability. Plus, learn about certain species of cover crops that can fix significant amounts of N.

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