Nutrient Management

Tackling No-Till Manure Concerns

There's no doubt that broadcasting manure has its share of problems. But these no-tillers say the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks.
Since the dawn of time, farmers have been using manure to fertilize their fields. And why not? It’s cheap, there’s a lot of it and it yields definite advantages to producing a healthy crop.
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Nitrogen Management Vs. No-Till

Check out ways no-tillers are doing a better job of applying nutrients in the face of growing environmental concerns.
With nitrogen management becoming even more important, No-Till Farmer readers have shared a wealth of valuable ideas for helping protect the environment.
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Nitrogen, Lime Among Hot Topics

Check out these discussions among readers from our No-Till Farmer Web site:
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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Nitrogen’s Dirty Little Secret

As some farmers switch back to other tillage systems, the truth is that patience and persistence would have paid off with soil nitrogen in a big way with the continued use of no-till.
There's no doubt about it. When you look at the numbers, some farmers, it seems, are parking their no-till equipment and once again emerging from the sheds with the very discs and plows they’d sworn off only a couple of years ago.
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Batting No-Till Nitrogen Concerns

Check these discussions about nitrogen use at our No-Till Farmer Web site:
The best methods to apply nitrogen for no-till corn and dealing with a soybean crop that has little nodulation are among the topics discussed recently on the No-Till Farmer sponsored Web site Bulletin Board.
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Stretch Your Anhydrous Efficiency!

Here’s a system that can give you higher no-till yields, less nitrate leaching and reduce opener freeze up.
With growing concern over the efficient use of nitrogen, a new system for applying anhydrous ammonia more accurately may be just the ticket for no-tillers.
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