Articles by Katherine Meitner


Rotating Pests Out Of No-Till

While farmers are looking to rotations to provide more no-tilling benefits, many find they also help keep pests at bay.
Farmers in the Dakotas are nuts about rotations. No-till rotations improve soil quality, enhance yields, decrease the amount of fertilizer needed—and help farmers manage pest problems.
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Add More No-Till Crops

If you’re having trouble with no-till, there’s a good chance a diverse crop rotation is the answer.
Dwayne Beck has seen his fair share of struggling no-till operations. From poor emergence to poor yield, no-tillers ask him how they can improve their no-till systems. And he maintains much of this could be solved if no-tillers would only have a bigger picture of a crop production system.
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Worry-Free No-Tilling!

As farmers expand no-tilled acres, many find leaving the no-tilling to the professionals is a no-brainer.
Imagine that instead of watching the weather and worrying about when to no-till, someone else does it for you. You wouldn't have to worry about fertilizers, chemicals, weeds or even harvest.
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10 Commandments Of No-Till Wheat

Here are “must-dos” when tackling one of the more challenging no-till crops—wheat.
For 14 years, Allen Franks has been no-tilling. And for 14 years, this no-tiller from Guthrie, Ky., has been working out the bugs to make no-tilling wheat a smoother and more successful operation.
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Dirty Little Secrets For Efficient No-Tilling

No one becomes successful at no-tilling by luck. Here’s tricks that keep northern no-tillers ticking.
NO-TILLING in these tough times, we could all use a good idea or tip here and there. Especially if they're good ones. These farmers from North Dakota and Manitoba have tried and tested many ideas - and we've brought the very best here to share with all of you.
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The Truth Behind The GMO Nightmare

There’s no doubt, many people are scared stiff of GMOs. And for good reason. But should they be? This British researcher says no—and has the proof to back it up.
Agriculture has seen better days. For the past decade, it seems one thing after the other has stirred up the general public, making them wary of trusting agricultural products, all the while hurting the American farmer in the end—as if the cash market isn’t bad enough.
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