Articles Tagged with ''conventional tillage''

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Two Legends Who Gave No-Till A Lift

A savvy for problem solving helped two rural Kentucky farmers invent planter attachments and technologies that changed the game for no-tillers.
While many innovative farmers and manufacturers have played important roles in the growth of no-till, two men perhaps loom the largest — no-tiller Eugene Keeton and Howard Martin, the founder of Martin Industries.
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Overcoming The Myths Holding Back No-Till

If you’re going to be successful in transitioning to no-till, you must avoid these numerous no-till farming fallacies.
While actually preparing a farm for no-till is getting rather basic these days, preparing yourself or neighbors to successfully make the shift to no-till is much more difficult.
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No-Tillers Avoid Costly Machinery 'Fight'

As farm machinery costs continue their never-ending upward spiral, a 400-acre farmer can trim his equipment investment by $128.05 per acre with no-till.
With ever-rising farm machinery costs, the squeeze is certainly on farmers to come up with new ways to cut their investment in tractors, implements and combines.
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No-Tillers Avoid Costly Machinery ‘Fight’

As farm machinery costs continue their never-ending upward spiral, a 400-acre farmer can trim his equipment investment by $128.05 per acre with no-till.
With every rising farm machinery costs, the squeeze is certainly on farmers to come up with new ways to cut their investment in tractors, implements and combines.
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No-Till Will ‘Cheapen’ Farm Labor Costs

With farm-labor expenses going up every year, the actual labor savings from no-till have increased 296% in the past 15 years.
Taking a close look at the amount of time you can save by switching to no-tillage, you’ll see that you can save 44 minutes per acre.
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