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Harvest Decisions Set Stage For No-Till Planting

Controlled traffic, GPS guidance and crop rotation can help no-tillers deal with corn residue levels and avoid over-processing and erosion.
The decisions we make about stalk management affect the performance of our no-till systems, and definitely impact the amount of erosion in our fields.
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Quit Bad-Mouthing No-Till

A recent discussion on a University of Nebraska forum centered around the fact that educators working on the same campuses often aren’t on the same track in seeing the value of no-till
It’s not surprising, as these pro and con discussions have been going on since we launched No-Till Farmer in 1972. But today, there’s more acceptance of no-till by everyone than ever before.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Bending Equipment, Argonomics To Fit His Needs Pays

South Dakota no-tiller Terry Huss modifies new equipment to fit his dry conditions and goes against the trend by growing wheat with corn and soybeans.
It doesn’t seem possible that I’ve been no-tilling for 30 years. I don’t know if you would call me a pioneer, but no-till was almost unheard of in north central South Dakota in 1979.
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Settling On Spring Strip-Till

Iowa corn grower Jeff Reints has used full tillage, no-till, zone-tillage and fall strip-till, but he has settled on strips for raising corn.
Iowa corn grower Jeff Reints has used full tillage, no-till, zone-tillage and fall strip-till, but he has settled on spring strips for raising corn.
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Taking Control Of Your Traffic

Tramlines are an inexpensive way to control traffic patterns, while controlled traffic has greater long-term benefits for no-tillers.
Research from around the world clearly documents that yield losses occur as a result of equipment passes through the field. Yield reductions occur from either direct damage to the standing crop or from the compacting of the soil, or both.
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