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Now is the time to improve and evolve your no-till system.

Dear No-Till Farmers,

No-till farming requires a lot of management. Without the proper tools and techniques, it can cost you yield and profits. And in these times, making a profit is key.

That’s why it’s so vital to learn the insights and takeaways from no-till farmers who’ve found success. They’ve tested methods and ideas that have helped improve their no-till operations. They know what no-tillers should do —­ and what they should avoid.

Every January, hundreds of no-tillers gather at the National No-Tillage Conference to learn new strategies, think up fresh ideas and network with their peers. From getting started with drones, to succeeding with twin rows, to learning what cover-crop species may work best in your area, you’ll find time-tested quick tips and strategies that may just take your no-till operation to the next level.

This year, we’ve compiled the best tips, techniques and ideas that came from those sessions at the 2016 National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis into a 10-page eGuide download — and we’ve made it absolutely FREE — so you can have these insightful techniques at your fingertips.

This 10-page eGuide includes the best advice and takeaways shared from hundreds of no-till farmers who gleaned the most valuable information from their own experiences. It’s the kind of eGuide every no-tiller should look at, even if you don’t think you’ll need it.

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159 Tips, Techniques and Ideas for a Productive and Profitable No-Till System offers practical and productive advice on sprayer efficacy, vertically tilling without wrecking no-till soils and strategies for applying manure in no-till. It’s simple, straightforward and extremely useful in the field. In fact, this free download is designed to help you…

  • Learn how to succeed with soybeans.
  • Master no-tilling in cold climates.
  • Smooth the transition to the next no-till generation
  • Discover winning strategies for no-till wheat.
  • Start making combines better for no-till.

Equip yourself with the most experienced-based advice from no-tillers who have tested and refined their systems. This eGuide will give you helpful hints at no-till corn and soybean planting. Consider this:

  • Changing Deere and Kinze gauge wheels to reduced inner diameter gauge wheels can cause lift, tear and collapse issues with the sidewall in certain soils and conditions.
  • Seed firmers can cause seed to drag. Make sure the planter row unit is running level to uphill.

We know that you are a very busy person. But downloading this short, concise and FREE tips eGuide can only help your no-till practice instantly.

No-Till Farmer is dedicated entirely to helping farmers understand the tools, trends and technology needed to build and maintain a profitable no-till system. Our editors make it their job to know the score, and to help progressive farmers improve their operations. Did you know…

7 Lessons on Using Lime in No-Till

Would you be surprised to know that not all lime sources are equal? Here are some key tips to consider when it comes to liming:

  1. Shop for the lightest calcium lime product.
  2. Watch out for lime that has a high percent of magnesium or other undesirable elements.
  3. Have your lime tested. The supply companies only have to test once a year, so their analysis may vary a lot.
  4. Sludge liquid lime is not a good idea, as it contains elements you may not want, such as magnesium or sulfur. It may also settle out, resulting in a mess.
  5. Be careful with herbicide applications following the use of a lime application. It may cause a negative crop response.
  6. Pelletized lime may be an option in no-till as it can be applied with the planter. But don’t use more than 200 pounds per acre.
  7. For poor soils, apply less lime per application, but apply it more often.

For more tips like these, read our FREE eGuide, 159 Tips, Techniques and Ideas for a Productive and Profitable No-Till System.  

Advice Straight from No-Till Farmers to You!

This 10-page eGuide includes firsthand advice from hundreds of no-tillers all around the U.S. and abroad who gathered at the National No-Tillage Conference to share their successes and discover solutions to their no-till challenges. These opinions and practices will help you improve your overall farming operation.

That’s the kind of actionable information you get throughout this FREE eGuide— all of the tips presented in clear, straightforward language that makes it very easy to follow and understand.

Not only will they be easy to understand and follow, they’ll be applicable to you in every part of your no-till system. No matter how long you’ve been a no-tiller, you’ll find tips in an area you’re struggling with or looking to improve on. This eGuide covers several key aspects of no-till farming, including:

  1. Tips for succeeding with soybeans.
  2. No-tilling in cold climates.
  3. How to stop voles, varmints and other critters.
  4. Slick sidedressing strategies.
  5. Overcoming compaction concerns.

For every question that you consider with no-till, you’ll find a useful bit of information that can help improve your productivity in the field and profitability after the entire process.

Takeaways to elevate your no-till system to the next level

In addition to the wealth of knowledge this 10-page eGuide delivers, it also provides practical and actionable takeaways you can use immediately:

  • Start small with drones. Cheaper UAVs can still provide value while not costing a lot.
  • Radish is an excellent choice of cover crop to interseed into corn at V4-V7.
  • Hybrid selection is very important in twin rows. Choose hybrids that can tolerate higher plant densities.

These are just some of the takeaways you’ll find by downloading this FREE eGuide and reviewing it with your cup of morning coffee.

Here’s a few more…

  • Seed firmers can cause seed to drag. Make sure the planter row unit is running level to uphill.
  • Using a higher kernel test weight on corn can give you a significant yield jump in 15-inch rows.
  • Be careful with starter fertilizer for soybeans, as the salts can kill seed. Add water to dilute if necessary.

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Take these informational bits and more to make your no-till even more of a resounding success.

By now I’m sure you see the value of this carefully prepared eGuide and what this knowledge could do for your no-till practices. Nobody who wants to be a successful no-tiller should overlook it! And because you’ve taken the time to read this, you’re clearly a person who values how to improve and grow your no-till operation.

This also means you’re exactly the kind of person we hope to reach with 159 Tips, Techniques and Ideas for a Productive and Profitable No-Till System. You are clearly the kind of “in-the-know” farmer who plans on enhancing and improving your farm for years to come.

Regardless of whether you’re brand new to no-till or invested 20 years in the practice, what better way to continue evolving than with this comprehensive, authoritative – FREE – eGuide?

Do you want to learn more about the successes, avoidable mistakes and ideas from expert no-tillers?

Do you have a complete knowledge of how to use cover crops for your soils and climate?

Are you prepared to handle any problems that affect your no-till operation?

Then download this free eGuide right now and get started. The minute you do, you start the momentum toward a great no-till season.

Yours for better no-tilling,

Laura Barrera
Managing Editor
No-Till Farmer Conservation Tillage Guide * No-Till Insider

PS:  Use ammonium sulfate (AMS) citric acid to acidify the water, which helps glyphosate perform better. Too much can burn your crop, though.

PSS:  Vertical tillage can be a good tool to transition your farm to full no-till.

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