No-Till Farming 101

No-Till's Historical Highlights (Through 2021)

With more than 75 new updates, this historical record identifies what built no-till into a profitable farming practice now embraced on 110 million U.S. acres.

Success with no-tillage — a radical change in farming from conventional methods — was anything but assured when it got its commercial start 60 years ago. But success came, thanks to the vision, courage and dogged determination shared by many — and from every corner imaginable.


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No-Till’s First Field

It’s only 7/10ths of an acre separated by a drainage ditch from the rest of a 180-acre field, but it’s been continuously no-tilled for 60 years.

In the late 1950s, Harry Young had been thinking about reducing tillage on his family’s farm at Herndon, Ky. Conventional tillage had been practiced on the family farm since the 1830s.


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The ‘Triple Crown of No-Tillage’ Spotlights Three Unique Anniversaries in 2022

No-Till’s First Farm Field, First 100% No-Till Publication and the First National No-Tillage Gathering

Horse racing holds its three traditional “Triple Crown” races over a 5-week schedule each May through June. It starts with the Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, moves to the Preakness Stakes in Maryland and wraps up with the Belmont Stakes in New York.


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[Digital Demonstration] An Introduction to NewLeaf Symbiotics and their Proprietary PPFM Technology

Learn how Terrasym has established a natural, permanent partnership with plants and enhance nutrient uptake to make crops more stable and tolerant of stress throughout their life cycle, resulting in stronger yields at harvest. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]


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