Seeding & Planting

The Truth Behind The GMO Nightmare

There’s no doubt, many people are scared stiff of GMOs. And for good reason. But should they be? This British researcher says no—and has the proof to back it up.
Agriculture has seen better days. For the past decade, it seems one thing after the other has stirred up the general public, making them wary of trusting agricultural products, all the while hurting the American farmer in the end—as if the cash market isn’t bad enough.
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Rotating To “Cattle Feed” Pays Off With No-Till

New forage options, including “annual alfalfa,” are opening up new rotation options for cattlemen, including a reduction in weed resistance concerns.
Stan Rampton once thought his Simmental cows were just a way of squeezing some productivity out of the marginal, uncroppable land that makes up about one-third of his western Manitoba land base.
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Frankenfoods... Or New Opportunities?

As one of the hottest topics of the year, four no-tillers face off about GMO myths, truths and the gobbledygook that saturates today’s media.
There's no doubt about it: emotions run high at the annual National No-Tillage Conference. Why? Because no-tillers are passionate about what they do and how they do it. Taking home a wrong idea and implementing it could cost thousands of dollars, or worse, could cause the farm to fold.
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0 to 20,000 Acres In 2 Years!

Looking to get the no-till word out to area farmers? This group’s got valuable ideas.
It's hard to believe, but in a few parts of the country, there are still counties where not a soul no-tills. It was this situation that prompted the Umatilla River Soil and Water Conservation district and others to contact the Regional Geographic Initiative Group (RGI) funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
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Wider Is Better

With the shift from ultra-wide to ultra-narrow rows, this no-tiller says there may be some method to our forefather’s madness of wider rows.
If there's anything that Jim Leverich isn’t, it’s a follower.
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