Seeding & Planting

What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Cover Crop Solution Dispels Prevent Planting Blues

Cereal rye is a ready-made soil builder when rain keeps the Roemke family out of their no-till fields.
We were uncharacteristically resistant when our agronomist, Joe Nester, first brought up the idea of using cover crops. Now we’re hooked and they’re helping bring our no-till farming system to the next level.
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Martin Industries Expands Planter Attachment Lineup with New Weight Transfer System

Excess weight in the center of a planter, improper weight distribution, the natural reduction in weight that occurs during planting, irregular soil tilth, wet conditions and bumpy or rolling terrain can wreak havoc with planting accuracy, resulting in uneven emergence and inconsistent stands. thew new Weight Transfer System form Martin Industries is here to help.
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No-Till Farmer Web Page Offers Tips on Managing Prevented Planting Acres, Disaster Aid

The editors of <em>No-Till Farmer, Strip-Till Farmer</em> and <em>Cover Crop Strategies</em> assembled this web page to serve as a source for growers looking for options on prevented-planting acres in the U.S. and potentially find sources of disaster aid.
The editors of No-Till Farmer, Strip-Till Farmer and Cover Crop Strategies assembled this web page to serve as a source for growers looking for options on prevented-planting acres in the U.S. and potentially find sources of disaster aid.
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6th Annual Strip-Till Operational Practices Benchmark Study

Cover Cropping Adoption Reaches New High Among Strip-Tillers

Cereal rye remains most popular variety, while drilling in covers is most popular method and post-harvest seeding is preferred timing.
Results of the 6th Annual Strip-Till Operational Practices Benchmark study, evaluating 2018 cropping practices, underscored strip-tillers’ stability in an unstable ag market.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Marketing the Value of No-Till with Karl Kupers of Shepherd’s Grain

This episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, features one of the most successful value-added projects ever started by no-tillers. After mastering no-tilling in the dry areas on eastern Washington, guest Karl Kupers joined forces with Fred Fleming to form Shepherd’s Grain, a unique organization aimed at promoting and utilizing the benefits of no-till while also creating a new marketplace that offered premium prices on their products.
This episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, features one of the most successful value-added projects ever started by no-tillers. After mastering no-tilling in the dry areas on eastern Washington, guest Karl Kupers joined forces with Fred Fleming to form Shepherd’s Grain, a unique organization aimed at promoting and utilizing the benefits of no-till while also creating a new marketplace that offered premium prices on their products.
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Charlotte's Web, Rodale Institute and Natural Care Partner Up on Regenerative Hemp Research

Over the past five years, Charlotte’s Web has been transitioning its hemp farming from conventional to sustainable organic agriculture practices. Regenerative organic agriculture, which has been pioneered and led by Rodale Institute for more than 70 years, goes beyond simply “sustainable” by supporting the ecosystem’s natural tendency to regenerate.
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