Soil Health

Tips For Reducing Compaction, Slippage

Compaction and slippage problems can be easily improved by minor adjustments to tires; but by making an adjustment that improves one area of performance, the farmer may be giving up some performance in the other.
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No-Tillers Fill Up On Knowledge At Record Event

More than 800 growers from the U.S., Canada and even Africa flocked to the 19th annual National No-Tillage Conference to find new ways of boosting productivity and profits.
No-tillers logged hundreds or even thousands of miles to network, learn and inquire as the 19th annual National No-Tillage Conference (NNTC) in Cincinnati went down as a record-setting event.
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Digging Deep For Answers

Soil pits can help no-tillers answer questions about crop development, compaction and soil quality.
Three experienced scientists say soil pits are another tool no-tillers can use to examine soil structure, root development, compaction, soil quality and other important agronomical issues.
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Rebuilding Soil With No-Till Helps Profitability

Keeping the soil permanently covered is the best way to increase profits in farming no matter where a producer lives or what kind of soil his fields have, says Juca Sa from Ponta Grossa, Brazil.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: No-Tilled To Save Time, But Quickly Saw Soil Benefits

Western North Dakota farmer integrates cattle, dryland corn and multiple cover-crop species to build a productive no-till system.
The main reason I went into no-till was — as it is for many other no-tillers — due to labor issues. My Dad had a heart attack in 2000 and wasn’t able to help as much anymore. I was just killing myself trying to keep up with farming and the cattle and everything else.
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