Soil Health

Soil Sensitivity & Drill Modifications

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My no-till fields are eroding. Not much of the total soil is leaving, but I have more ditches and rills. My plan is to work the ground and pull the ditches in. I hope to drill it to wheat this fall. I’d appreciate any ideas.
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Let No-Till Soils Tell You What To Do

The chemical, physical and biological components that make up your soil can work for or against you.
When it comes to knowing what’s in your no-tilled ground, soil chemistry has traditionally received the most attention. That’s because it’s considered easiest to change by doing a soil test and applying fertilizer and lime, maintains Mark Flock.
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Dealing With Compacted Soils

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A no-tiller's soil has been getting harder every year and he wants to know what he can do to loosen it and develop a more normal root system. So, he asks fellow no-tillers on the No-Till Farmer sponsored Web site Bulletin Board. This and other questions have produced a flood of discussions lately.
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No-Till On The Rocks

When challenges come knocking, this no-tiller uses his keen sense and strategies to make sure they’re only temporary.
“There's nobody else that can do our job as no-tillers,” says Dick Lloyd. “We have to come up with our own solutions.”
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