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Attitude Is The Most Important Prerequisite For No-Till Success

Environmental issues including air quality with dust and diesel fuel emissions are driving the move to less tillage in California.
California has long been one of the most productive agricultural areas of the world. Partly for that reason, growers there are often understandably reluctant to try new farming methods, especially when rising fuel and labor costs and market competition are shrinking profit margins.
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Three Workhorses Approved

If there's ever been any doubt on your part regarding the huge savings you’ll earn on fuel purchases from no-tilling, check out the No-Till-Age chart at the bottom left side of this page.
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Get Set For Carbon Credits

For several years, there's been talk in western Canada about offering tax credits to no-till farmers who store additional carbon in the soil. A few years back, Canadian utility companies saw the concept as a way to offset huge penalties for atmospheric emissions from coal-powered electric plants.
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Save Money, Time With ATV Spraying

This no-tiller saw his doubts about vehicle diminish after witnessing its multiple uses.
Gregg Orr was skeptical the first time he heard about using an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) for spraying. But after a friend brought an ATV to Orr's 1,200-acre farm for a demonstration, Orr has been sold on ATVs and their multiple uses for his operation.
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