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No-Till Switchgrass Looking Possible

No-tillers have a stake in the production of ethanol. Currently, most ethanol is produced from corn, which has driven up demand and prices. But the consensus among researchers is that corn grain eventually will be replaced by other raw materials, possibly including crop residue, which could a revenue source for no-tillers.
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Tackle No-Till Small Grain Pest Concerns

Try these profit-building ideas for controlling weeds, diseases and insects in no-tilled wheat and barley.
With a desire to pump up small grain yields, no-tillers are searching for better ways to combat a growing number of costly pests. As a result, attendees at last winter’s 15th National No-Tillage Conference were keenly interested in learning to do a more effective job of controlling yield-grabbing pests.
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Microscopic Nematodes Attacking No-Till Wheat In Montana

Researchers at Montana State University have found microscopic root-lesion nematodes at economically damaging levels in 14 percent of the fields sampled in the state. The nematodes were discovered more often in no-till fields than in fully tilled fields, and in fields that had been previously cropped to winter wheat rather than spring wheat.
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Monsanto Further Extends Reach Into Biotech With BASF Deal

BASF and Monsanto Company announced a long-term joint research and development and commercialization agreement in plant biotechnology that will focus on the development of high-yielding crops and crops that are more tolerant to adverse environmental conditions such as drought. The collaboration is effective immediately.
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