No-Till 101

A Paraquat History Lesson

When we launched No-Till Farmer in 1972, paraquat was the No. 1 burndown herbicide. While it has lost much of its popularity to glyphosate, Mark Loux says it is one of those herbicides (marketed as Gramoxone by Syngenta) that could have been used much more in recent years to help control marestail and to interrupt the continuous glyphosate use cycle. The Ohio State University weed scientist says paraquat is most effective on small annual weeds.
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[Podcast] Managing Micronutrients with Tissue Testing and Fertilizer

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome President of Ward Laboratories Ray Ward to share his knowledge on micronutrients and what no-tillers can do to ensure their crops have the fertility they need.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome President of Ward Laboratories Ray Ward to share his knowledge on micronutrients and what no-tillers can do to ensure their crops have the fertility they need.
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Keeping a No Till Planter in Top Shape

Veteran Blackwell, Okla., no-tiller Tom Cannon, who no-tills canola, corn, winter wheat, milo and double-crop soybeans, seeds cover crops and raises livestock, discusses the row unit and precision setup on his John Deere 1770NT no-till planter, and shares the maintenance checklist he uses for keeping his planters in tip-top shape.
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[Podcast] Enabling No-Till Yields to Increase with Earthworms and Drainage

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome retired USDA-ARS soil researcher Doral Kemper to share how no-tillers can increase their soil’s water table with earthworms.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome retired USDA-ARS soil researcher Doral Kemper to share how no-tillers can increase their soil’s water table with earthworms.
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