Articles Tagged with ''Soil health''

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No, No, No... ‘He Chisel Plowed My 30-Year No-Tilled Ground’

It may take 6 years to return this long-term no-tilled ground to the superior soil quality it enjoyed before this tillage fiasco took place.
In November of 2017, a long-time Corn Belt no-tiller came upon a shocking scene: One of his no-till fields was being chisel plowed by a misinformed tractor driver, working for a multi-thousand acre operator who thought the field was among some of his newly rented ground.
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[Podcast] The Biology of Regenerative Soils

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we’re sharing a recent talk that soil microbiologist Dr. Kris Nichols gave at the Clemson Soil Health Conference, where she delved into the biology of soil and how producers can maximize their soil biological systems.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we’re sharing a recent talk that soil microbiologist Dr. Kris Nichols gave at the Clemson Soil Health Conference, where she delved into the biology of soil and how producers can maximize their soil biological systems.
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When No-Till Alone Isn’t Enough to Prevent Costly Erosion

Operating one of the oldest family farms in North America, no-till, strip-till and cover crops help this Canadian family stay competitive with a diversified 1,800-acre operation that includes 70 dairy cows, 20,000 egg-producing laying hens and production of 850,000 broilers each year.
When your family has been farming some of the same ground for more than 255 years, there have been many changes.
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Putting Quorum Sensing to Work in Your No-Tilled Soils

No-tillers must embrace diversity in plants and soil microbes to unlock the power of quorum sensing, improve ag production and deal with climate change, says Christine Jones.
If you've ever been to a meeting that requires a quorum — a minimum number of representatives attending in order to make a decision, you’re on the way to understanding “quorum sensing” as it relates to soil health.
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