Residue Management

Trim ‘em Back!

No-tillers are eliminating the mud buildup on Keeton seeding attachments by trimming back the plastic tail.
With earlier no-tilling and seeding into wet soils, many no-tillers across the Corn Belt have seen a buildup of mud on Keeton seeding attachments.
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Nitrogen, Lime Among Hot Topics

Check out these discussions among readers from our No-Till Farmer Web site: www.no-tillfarmer.com
Our no-till farmer sponsored Web site Bulletin Board has been loaded lately with discussions on various topics of interest to no-tillers, from recommendations on which no-till drill is best to earthworm survival with insecticides.
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No-Till’s Still Number One!

Even though farmers have been no-tilling for 30 years, scientists are finding new reasons why no-till is the best way to boost your yields, improve the environment and protect precious soils.
Even though we’ve been hearing sporadic reports that a few farmers are parking their no-till equipment and going back to the disc, chisel plow and field cultivator, rest assured that you’re making the right decision.
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"Best $900 I've Ever Spent!"

Nothing means more to your no-till success than how you handle crop residue.
When Neal Droupe unpacked a new chaff spreader, the Crandall, Manitoba, farmer felt he’d been robbed. In exchange for a $900 check, all he saw was a bunch of iron that didn’t look like it would do him much good.
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Talkin' Trash

A creative solution solves the problem of stopping the tractor to rid the no-till planter of plugged residue.
When Mike Linnehan fires up his tractor and no-till planter, he doesn’t want to stop for any reason. He likes to keep everything going in one smooth pass, if at all possible.
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Incredible No-Till Time, Money Savers

This no-tiller’s incredibly efficient operation saves time, money, labor—and sparked the curiosity of President Clinton.
Finding time and money savers is always a top priority for no-tillers. It’s actually two of the reasons why most farmers switch to no-till in the first place. At least it was for Les Auer of Broadview, Mont.
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