Articles Tagged with ''Dan Zinkand''

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A Well-Rounded Diet Of No-Till Topics

Record conference attendance for Des Moines producers great exchanges on high-powered issues like cover crops, fertility, equipment setups and soil biology
After days of cold weather engulfed the Corn Belt, Mother Nature relented and blessed the National No-Tillage Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, with warmer temperatures and great travel conditions.
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5 Money-Saving Tips For No-Tillers

Lowering soybean seeding rates and scrutinizing phosphate and potash applications top Marion Calmer’s list on how to save more than $100 per acre
With 25 years of onfarm research backing him up, Marion Calmer told 789 attendees at this year’s National No-Tillage Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, that there are five ways no-tillers can shave expenses without hurting grain production.
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Building Spring Strips When It Didn’t Get Done

If a late harvest didn’t allow you to strip-till last fall, making shallower berms and splitting fertilizer this spring can help you stay on track
While many strip-tillers would have preferred to build strips and put down fertilizer in the fall, a late harvest prevented much of the work from being completed.
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Get Your No-Till Soils To Feed Your Crops Nitrogen

University of Illinois fertility specialist Richard Mulvaney says the soil can be much more important to supplying nitrogen to no-tilled crops than fertilizer nitrogen
Feeding plants nitrogen fertilizer makes sense, Richard Mulvaney says. But fertilizer, like the food we eat, needs to be used in moderation. Too much is not good, the University of Illinois soil fertility specialist says.
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Zinkand Joins No-Till Farmer Staff

Dan Zinkand has joined the No-Till Farmer and Conservation Tillage Guide staff as managing editor, and will also serve as associate editor of Farm Equipment, two publications produced by Lessiter Publications.
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NTF's Zinkand Wins Ag Writing Award

Dan Zinkand, managing editor of No-Till Farmer and Conservation Tillage Guide, has won a first place award in the North American Agricultural Journalists Association (NAAJ) 2010 contest for a column he wrote in The ByLine.
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