Nutrient Management

What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Mistakes Create Win-Wins for No-Tiller Eager to Learn

Mistakes have led to more than one production practice that has paid off on our farm. Replanting hailed out crops resulted in our current twin-row planting strategy and a load of fertilizer I couldn’t send back helped us achieve soybean crops capable of winning yield contests. In fact, in three out of the last five years I’ve had the highest yields for the local Pioneer yield contest and one of those years I won the territory. No-till wasn’t an accident, but some unintended lessons helped prove it was the right fit for our farm.
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Is Glyphosate Harming Your No-Tilled Soils?

Researchers say the widely used herbicide is lingering longer than previously thought and could negatively impact soil and plant health.
Glyphosate and Roundup Ready crops have played a key role in the growth of agriculture and even helped boost adoption of no-till practices. Farmers don’t have to plow to kill weeds and can let the herbicide do the work.
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[Podcast] The Importance of Sulfur and Tips for Utilizing it for Your Crops

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we are joined by fertility expert Neal Kinsey, to discuss the need for sulfur and its significant role in plant protein, nodulation in legumes, seed and chlorophyll production, rooting ability and disease protection.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we are joined by fertility expert Neal Kinsey, to discuss the need for sulfur and its significant role in plant protein, nodulation in legumes, seed and chlorophyll production, rooting ability and disease protection.
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