Seeding & Planting

Add More No-Till Crops

If you’re having trouble with no-till, there’s a good chance a diverse crop rotation is the answer.
Dwayne Beck has seen his fair share of struggling no-till operations. From poor emergence to poor yield, no-tillers ask him how they can improve their no-till systems. And he maintains much of this could be solved if no-tillers would only have a bigger picture of a crop production system.
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Worry-Free No-Tilling!

As farmers expand no-tilled acres, many find leaving the no-tilling to the professionals is a no-brainer.
Imagine that instead of watching the weather and worrying about when to no-till, someone else does it for you. You wouldn't have to worry about fertilizers, chemicals, weeds or even harvest.
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10 Commandments Of No-Till Wheat

Here are “must-dos” when tackling one of the more challenging no-till crops—wheat.
For 14 years, Allen Franks has been no-tilling. And for 14 years, this no-tiller from Guthrie, Ky., has been working out the bugs to make no-tilling wheat a smoother and more successful operation.
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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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