Articles Tagged with ''No-till farmer''

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Turning Unwanted Discs Into A No-Till Asset

A Kansas farmer invented a five-sided, vertical-tillage blade that he says puts crop residue in touch with soil microbes but still protects the benefits of no-till.
When Henry Falk was growing up on his farm, if a piece of machinery — new or used — wasn’t doing the job, his father would haul it to his shop and rebuild it with a torch and welder to make it work better.
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Tips For No-Tilling ‘Lean And Green’

No-tillers who do their own onfarm research can harvest the data needed to make better decisions about their farm systems and inputs.
One way no-tillers can make their farms more profitable is to put their management decisions under a closer microscope and determine if they’re making the right choices about fertilizers, hybrids/varieties, row spacing or equipment
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No-Tillage Is Number One

When it comes to ranking the most important developments in American agriculture over the past 75 years, a panel of conservationists recently placed no-till right at the top of the list.
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No-Tilling Is No Remedy For A Shortage Of Moisture

While finding ways to save moisture in a drought is important, the real benefits of no-till are most apparent with normal weather conditions.
Most no-tillers will agree that no-till saved considerable moisture last summer when compared to their neighbors using more intensive tillage systems. For many, the extra moisture resulted in higher yields and income in a growing season that was far from ideal.
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Extend Your Cropping Boundaries

With no heavy tillage equipment to move, this father and son are cropping land 210 miles away from their home base.
When his son returned to the farm in 1998 after college, John Gough knew they needed to add more acres. Yet the veteran no-tiller and strip-tiller from Deckerville, Mich., didn't want to get into a competitive land-bidding war with local growers.
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