No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's world from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web:


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Follow Along with the 31st Annual National No-Tillage Conference

The 31st annual National No-Tillage Conference is happening right now in St. Louis, Mo., and hundreds of no-tillers from across the U.S. are gathered to learn from dozens of speakers and each other. Check out our Facebook page for clips of some of the many speaker presentations from this week, and search #NNTC to see more action from the conference.

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Iowa No-Tiller’s Advice for Making Money While You Sleep

Ben Riensche, a farmer and owner of Blue Diamond Farming Company in Jesup, Iowa, tells AgWeb he’s excited about the opportunities current margins are providing to reinvest in his operation. He shares 6 tips for “making money while you sleep” in this article.

Ben Riensche

North Dakota No-Tillers Use No-Till to ‘Keep Land There for Next Generation’

The Zacharias family of Kathryn, N.D., uses no-till, water management and other sustainable practices to ensure their multi-generation operation will be around for many more generations to come. In this video from the BASF Ag Solutions US YouTube channel, the family talks about why sustainability is important to their operation.


How Do You Define Healthy Soil?

An oldie but a goodie, this 2.5-minute video from No-Till on the Plains includes great thoughts from some of no-till’s top innovators like Dave Brandt and Gabe Brown.


Cereal Rye Biomass Influences Success of Organic No-Till Soybeans

Ohio no-tiller Dusty Sonnenberg explains the biomass benefits rye brings to organic no-till soybeans in this article from Ohio’s Country Journal. “Rye biomass plays a large role in weed suppression in the winter and spring months when there is not a cash crop in the field, and it continues that role after planting throughout the growing season,” he writes.

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