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No-till has proven to be beneficial for farmers in Western Asia. Two farmers aNo-till in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey reduces erosion, increases yields, improves soil health and preserves moisture.
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No-Till Improves Soil Health in Western Asia

Farmers in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey find no-till reduces erosion, improves yields and preserves moisture.

No-till has proven to be beneficial for farmers in Western Asia. Two farmers and a researcher share how no-till in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey reduces erosion, increases yields, improves soil health and preserves moisture. The No-Till Passport series is brought to you by Martin Industries.


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Remembering the Early Days of No-Till Planters

An Allis-Chalmers service department veteran recalls some of the difficulties with getting the first commercially-available no-till planters to market.
An Allis-Chalmers service department veteran recalls some of the difficulties with getting the first commercially-available no-till planters to market.
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Reminiscing on No-Till’s Revolution

Four no-till pioneers share how they’ve seen the practice change over the last few decades and what factors will play a role in its future.

It’s been 50 years since No-Till Farmer launched, and a lot has influenced the practice in those five decades. From equipment and chemical innovations to government influence to cover crops and the soil health movement, many factors have impacted no-till — both good and bad.


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The No-Till Revolution, A Storied Timeline (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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