Soil Health

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[Podcast] Eliminating Soil Erosion by No-Tilling Green with Frank Martin

In this episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, <em>No-Till Farmer</em> editor Frank Lessiter talks with Frank Martin who has been no-tilling for nearly 20 years and continually updates and modifies his practices.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Frank Martin who has been no-tilling for nearly 20 years and continually updates and modifies his practices.
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Maximizing Solar Efficiency for Higher Profits, Better Soil Health

Gaston, Ind., no-tiller Jason Mauck captures maximum sunlight and carbon through relay intercropping cash crops and cover crops and integrating manure.
On Twitter one day, Jason Mauck revealed that his wife asked him if he thinks in complete sentences or not. “No,” he told her, “it’s more like spectrums — abstract and non-verbal.”
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What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Achieving Profits and Sustainability with a Properly Cycling System

In this no-tiller’s book, conservation practices must work for your soils and your bank account.
The good thing about Cashton soils is they don’t dry out. The bad thing about Cashton soils is they don’t dry out. That’s the saying around here. It’s partly why I use cover crops like cereal rye.
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Do Soils Need a Low-Salt Diet?

New findings suggest soils exposed to salt release more greenhouse gas
Doctors often tell their patients to reduce their salt intake as part of a healthy lifestyle. While you may try to keep an eye on your personal salt intake, researchers from Virginia Tech are taking a look at how much salt there is in the soil under your feet.
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[Podcast] Early Equipment and Practices from the Heart of No-Till Country

In this episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, <em>No-Till Farmer</em> editor Frank Lessiter talks with Ross Morgan of H&R Agri-Power, who had a front-row seat during the growth and development of the no-till movement.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Ross Morgan of H&R Agri-Power, who had a front-row seat during the growth and development of the no-till movement.
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‘Getting Off the Treadmill’ for Better Soil Health

No-tilling, cover crops, biologicals and livestock grazing are pushing Luke Linnebringer’s central Missouri farm toward a more profitable future.
FOR SOME TIME, Luke Linnenbringer felt like he was on a treadmill trying to farm profitably in a conventional-tillage system with degraded soils and stagnant yields. In fact, he was ready to stop cropping nearly a decade ago.
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