Mark Parker

Contributing Editor

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3 No-Tillers Honored for Their Responsible Nutrient Management Practices

Maryland, North Dakota and Pennsylvania growers share their efficient, effective fertility practices with no-tillers at the National No-Tillage Conference.

No-tillers across the Nebraska Panhandle and surrounding High Plains region are challenged by low rainfall and high summer temperatures. It’s a double-whammy that limits cropping intensity, as well as crop value.


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Yellow Field Peas Could Boost No-Till Profits In High Plains

Yellow field peas provide High Plains no-tillers with an excellent wheat transition crop that helps build soil quality and, with recent market developments, have the potential for profitability.
No-tillers across the Nebraska Panhandle and surrounding High Plains region are challenged by low rainfall and high summer temperatures. It’s a double-whammy that limits cropping intensity, as well as crop value.
Read More

Yellow Field Peas Could Boost No-Till Profits In High Plains

Yellow field peas provide High Plains no-tillers with an excellent wheat transition crop that helps build soil quality and, with recent market developments, have the potential for profitability.
No-tillers across the Nebraska Panhandle and surrounding High Plains region are challenged by low rainfall and high summer temperatures. It’s a double-whammy that limits cropping intensity, as well as crop value.
Read More

Yellow Field Peas Could Boost No-Till Profits In High Plains

Yellow field peas provide High Plains no-tillers with an excellent wheat transition crop that helps build soil quality and, with recent market developments, have the potential for profitability.
No-tillers across the Nebraska Panhandle and surrounding High Plains region are challenged by low rainfall and high summer temperatures. It’s a double-whammy that limits cropping intensity, as well as crop value.
Read More

On Trial: Finding The Best Closing Wheel For No-Till

Early research results from a Beck’s Hybrids study indicate no-tillers may have better alternatives than traditional rubber closing wheels, particularly when planting conditions turn out to be less than ideal.
Which closing wheel is right for no-till operations? That’s the big question Beck’s Hybrids seeks to answer by putting several closing wheel options to the test in multiple locations.
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No-Till, Covers May Hold Key To Easing Nutrient-Loading Issues

The success of no-till, cover crops and nutrient stewardship in Indiana’s Eagle Creek Watershed could serve as a blueprint for preserving farmland productivity without sacrificing water quality.
Farmers are increasingly faced with a daunting task: increasing crop yields for a growing world population while trying to minimize the impact of their management decisions on fragile watersheds.
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Tips For Getting More From Your ‘P And K’

Building healthier no-till soils, frequent soil testing and other readily available products and practices can help no-tillers stretch their fertility dollars further, regardless of their application system.
The price tag for phosphorus and potassium is way too high for no-tillers to allow nutrients to tie up, float away or just plain not do their job effectively.
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