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Farm Equipment Dealers Share No-Till Insights

Could no-till push up annual wheat yields by as much as four times what they were a decade or so ago? When you juggle some math, that’s exactly what has happened in an area of eastern Montana.
Could no-till push up annual wheat yields by as much as four times what they were a decade or so ago? When you juggle some math, that’s exactly what has happened in an area of eastern Montana.
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Step-by-Step Approach Yields Early Success with No-Till Transition

Bruce Nelson is seeing improved drainage, stable yields and more organic matter after parking his tillage equipment and focusing on soil health and structure.
For Bruce Nelson, transitioning his farm to no-till wasn’t just about making adjustments to equipment, inputs or herbicides. It required a change in mindset that clashed with what he learned from his father and what he saw at surrounding farms.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: No-Till, Cover Crops and Wheat Pull Farm Out of a Yield Rut

Yields had stalled for Dick and Chris Nissen until no-till, tiling, cover crops and wheat helped them manage water issues and improve their soils.
Our farm hit a plateau in the 1990s. Yields were flat and we just weren’t making the gains we thought we should be. It’s not that we sought out no-till as the magic solution; we just knew we had to try something different, as conventional tillage wasn’t cutting it.
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Building a More Successful No-Till Rotation

The key is constructing a rotation that fully utilizes available moisture and produces enough residue for the whole no-till system to succeed, says No-Till Notes columnist Mark Watson.
The key is constructing a rotation that fully utilizes available moisture and produces enough residue for the whole no-till system to succeed, says No-Till Notes columnist Mark Watson.
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