Articles Tagged with ''nitrogen''

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Stretch Your Anhydrous Efficiency!

Here’s a system that can give you higher no-till yields, less nitrate leaching and reduce opener freeze up.
With growing concern over the efficient use of nitrogen, a new system for applying anhydrous ammonia more accurately may be just the ticket for no-tillers.
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When The Going Gets Tough...

At the eighth annual National No-Tillage conference in Des Moines, Iowa, 715 no-tillers gathered to learn new ways to save money in these extremely tough times.
If there were ever a theme of one of the eight annual National No-Tillage Conferences that summed up exactly what the no-tillers needed, this year's "Tough Times...Tough Decisions...Prospering With No-Till" said it all.
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Keys To Healthy No-Till Soils

Increasing organic matter and proper timing of nitrogen application are key to maintaining healthy soils.
When our forefathers first sailed to this country and started working American soil for food, they had no idea that their methods were actually hurting the productivity of the soil. After all, the vast prairies of this continent had millions of years to build up proper carbon, nitrogen and potassium levels. If tilling the soil was actually draining those nutrients and hurting its productivity, it certainly wasn’t apparent to early settlers.
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High-Tech Toys For Those No-Till Boys

These technologies aren’t science fiction, they’re reality for no-tilling today.
While most people associate computers and advanced technologies with e-mail and gory CD-ROM video games, Marion Calmer thinks about higher profits and labor-saving practices for his 1,300-acre farm.
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Avoid Costly Nitrogen Losses

Protecting nitrogen is even more critical for farmers cropping land a long distance from home.
As urban areas stretch further into the countryside, adding more acres often requires no-tillers to buy or rent land located miles from their center of operation.
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Finding Better Nitrogen Options

Turning classroom sessions from the National No-Tillage Conference into daily practice on the farm pays off for this no-tiller—in a big way.
You've seen the promotion pieces. You’ve browsed through the program. You might have even considered picking up the phone and registering. But if you’ve never attended a National No-Tillage Conference, you are missing out.
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