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Farmers Are Paid To No-Till

With dollars becoming more scarce for investing in structural conservation practices, staffers at Nebraska's Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District were seeking ways to meet erosion control goals. As a result, they considered cost-sharing cultural practices as a way to get 80 percent of the land meeting "T" erosion requirements by 2010 and 100 percent by 2025.
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No-Till Answer Man!

As part of this continuing series, an Indiana farmer tackles your most frequently asked no-tilling questions.
Here are my thoughts on recently asked questions by No-Till Farmer readers. Remember that your particular farming circumstances may result in entirely different answers to these particular concerns.
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Who Will Be Your Partners?

During the recent U.S. Grains Council annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., veteran no-tiller Jim Andrew asked an intriguing question of three chemical company presidents composing a panel discussing the impact of biotechnology on agriculture.
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Grabbing No-Till By The Horns

As the new millennium approaches, no-tillers gathered to exchange information, network and learn new profit-building techniques at the National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis.
With 660 dedicated no-tillers gathering in the exciting city of St. Louis, "the gateway to the west," the theme to the seventh annual National No-Tillage Conference, "No-Till...Gateway To The New Millennium," inspired even the skeptical that if there ever was anything to lead agriculture into the new millennium it would be no-till farming.
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Battling Tough Times

Here are strategies I’ve used to weather hard times on my droughty Southern Indiana farm.
Here are 15 strategies the author has used to weather hard times on his droughty Southern Indiana farm.
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