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No-Tillers Enter The Carbon Lottery

Storing carbon is becoming a value-added option for Canadian growers.
A small group of no-till farmers will become the first in Canada to be paid for storing carbon in their soils as part of a pilot project exploring ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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Can You No-Till And Still Work Toward Being Pesticide-Free?

A group of Manitoba no-tillers are planning to find out.
If there's one thing zero-till farmers aren’t afraid to do, it's trying something new. That might explain why a new pesticide-free production (PFP) system being explored by a team of Manitoba researchers is attracting so much interest from the province’s no-till farming community.
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Rotating To “Cattle Feed” Pays Off With No-Till

New forage options, including “annual alfalfa,” are opening up new rotation options for cattlemen, including a reduction in weed resistance concerns.
Stan Rampton once thought his Simmental cows were just a way of squeezing some productivity out of the marginal, uncroppable land that makes up about one-third of his western Manitoba land base.
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Widening Rows For No-Till Small Grains

This western Canadian no-tiller shifted from 7- to 12-inch rows with no-tilled small grains, pulse crops and oilseeds.
Bob Mcnabb's no-till wheat field just outside the western Manitoba community of Minnedosa was as lush and green as any in these parts. But there was still something noticeably different about the crop.
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