Articles Tagged with ''earthworms''

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Next-Generation No-Till Weed Control Shares Tactics to Keep No-Till Fields Cleaner, For Longer

As more herbicide resistance and a novel type of resistance develop, no-tillers will need to add new technologies and techniques to their weed control toolbox to keep fields clean. This special report examines these options— no matter your tillage system.

Learn Cover Crops and Novel Technology Can Complement your Current Herbicide Program and your Fields for just $15.95! Everything you always wanted to know about herbicide resistance and weed control can be found in the 16 pages of our best-seller, Next-Generation No-Till Weed Control. 


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Farmer's Earthworm Handbook Shares 19 Tips for Building Up Soils with Earthworms

Your subterranean friends can improve soil fertility, health and tilth so roots grow deeper, and plants are productive — no matter what your tillage system.

Learn How Earthworms Can Save You Money, Time, And Your Fields For Just $15.95! If crop residues are removed too quickly in the fall or spring, worms may not have the opportunity to eat and breed. Learn to leverage earthworms for better crop production & improved profitability. Everything you always wanted to know about improving soil fertility and managing earthworms can be found in the 112 pages of our best-seller, The Farmer's Earthworm Handbook. 


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[Podcast] Eileen Kladivko, Earthworm Godmother

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we’re heading underground. We’re going deep under the soil surface to concentrate on one of the major benefits of no-tilling when it comes to improving soil health. Today’s agenda is worms: Earthworms, red worms, nightcrawlers, and other kinds of worms and the impact the have on no-tilled soils.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we’re heading underground. We’re going deep under the soil surface to concentrate on one of the major benefits of no-tilling when it comes to improving soil health. Today’s agenda is worms: Earthworms, red worms, nightcrawlers, and other kinds of worms and the impact the have on no-tilled soils.
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Big Roots from Ryegrass Build ‘Highways’ in the Soil

Ralph Upton Jr. shares how annual ryegrass busted the plow pan, boosted soil organic matter and improved corn yields above the county average.
We've got two different soils on our farm in Springerton, Ill.: What we call hill ground, and then bottom ground. The hill ground has got plenty of problems, and the bottom ground — if you don’t have too many water problems — will do a real good job of growing crops.
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Recycling Nutrients and Improving Soil Health with Earthworms

Fostering the natural synergies between plants, soil and earthworms can pay dividends for growers in healthier crops and higher yields.
The presence of earthworms in the soil is widely understood to be a positive sign. From aerating the soil, to adding carbon and other nutrients, to incubating beneficial biology, earthworms provide a range of benefits that can have profound impact on agricultural soils.
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Strip-Till Conversion Mellows Tough U.K. Soils

Turning to a modified strip-till setup that includes cover crops, Alex Shutes is saving time and money and seeing improved soil conditions with little or no yield drag.
A few years ago as circumstances changed on his farm, Alex Shutes faced the task of raising several spring and winter crops in a tillage-intensive system as a one-man operation. It seemed like a daunting task.
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