Articles Tagged with ''Wheat yields''

What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Finding Security in No-Till and Diversity

No-tilling broke Mike Beer, and eventually his neighbors, out of a spring wheat rut and into crop diversity and economic success.
In the late 1980s, farmers in my region seemed to be stuck on a production plateau, or were even losing ground. Everyone was growing only spring wheat or barley and leaving half their acres in black fallow every year.
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Continuous Cropping with 13-15 Inches of Precipitation?

Higher crop yields and improved land productivity is possible with no-tilled fields with continuous cropping vs. a fallowed winter-wheat system with tillage, says USDA-ARS researcher Randy Anderson.
Higher crop yields and improved land productivity is possible with no-tilled fields with continuous cropping vs. a fallowed winter-wheat system with tillage, says USDA-ARS researcher Randy Anderson.
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Farm Equipment Dealers Share No-Till Insights

Could no-till push up annual wheat yields by as much as four times what they were a decade or so ago? When you juggle some math, that’s exactly what has happened in an area of eastern Montana.
Could no-till push up annual wheat yields by as much as four times what they were a decade or so ago? When you juggle some math, that’s exactly what has happened in an area of eastern Montana.
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