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[Podcast] Do You Know Your Spray Nozzle Sweet Spot?

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome veteran application expert and the owner of Wolf Consulting & Research in Mahomet, Ill., Bob Wolf will discuss sprayer nozzle technology advancements over the past 30 years.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome veteran application expert and the owner of Wolf Consulting & Research in Mahomet, Ill., Bob Wolf will discuss sprayer nozzle technology advancements over the past 30 years.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Using Precision At Every Turn Yields Success

Kentucky no-tiller Mark Chapman fully embraces technology to maximize his planter setups, nutrient inputs and crop rotations.
WATCHING SOME OF the best soils we owned wash away in a big storm accelerated my family’s move to 100% no-till. My father, James, had tried no-tilling in the late 1960s, starting with soybeans behind the small amount of wheat we grew at that point.
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In Search of Bountiful Corn Yields with No-Till and Strip Intercropping

On 500 acres, Matt Sheafer’s Indiana farm is a virtual laboratory of experiments with seeding and maturity rates, nutrient management and crop orientations.
Most farmers like to experiment — whether it’s with seed varieties, equipment setups, nutrient management or other variables — but few no-tillers can say that all of their acres are in some form of an experiment during any one growing season.
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Same Old Conservation Ideas, Just New Words to Describe Them

While there’s increasing emphasis on “sustainable agriculture” and “soil health,” these four buzzwords tend to ruffle the feathers of veteran no-tillers and others like myself who have followed the no-till movement for nearly a half century. It’s because we recognize that earlier generations of no-tillers were the original true innovators behind these “not-so-new” concepts that go back to the 1960s.
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