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No-Till Management Matters

When it comes to recognizing the biggest breakthroughs in no-till, Keith Kemp says it has been an increase in soil organic matter, new hybrids and varieties, improved herbicides, decreased production costs and the use of several valuable seeding accessories.
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Eliminating Gauge Wheel Guesswork

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It started innocently enough, with one no-tiller asking how to put Case IH gauge wheels on his Kinze planter. The curious no-tiller received plenty of responses to his posting and received a few more about the effectiveness of the tires he's about to put on his machine.
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Argentina No-Tillers Benefit

When it comes to no-tilling Roundup Ready soybeans, your competitors in Argentina have a distinct advantage due to lower seed prices. The inability to enforce intellectual property rights has given that nation’s bean producers a comparative advantage.
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Pilot Project Underway On No-Till Carbon-Credit

Details on an agreement that allows Pacific Northwest Direct Seeding Association members to lease carbon credits to a major energy company were announced at the organization’s annual meeting in mid-January. The pilot project is expected to include leasing 30,000 tons of carbon dioxide (the equivalent of 8,174 tons of carbon) over 10 years.
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Why Growers Are Sold On No-Tilling

These veteran no-tillers offer solid management strategies that have proven profitable in their cropping operations.
When it comes to finding new yield-boosting and cost-cutting no-tilling or direct seeding ideas, nothing beats talking with farmers who've already made these systems work effectively.
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More On The Ultra-Narrow Row Corn Controversies

There’s no easy answer, but more farmers are finding benefits to slimming down row widths.
Based on his own experiences and those of other farmers, universities and seed companies who have made direct comparisons of 15- and 30-inch rows, Marion Calmer sees a half dozen major advantages to switching to ultra-narrow row corn.
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