John Dobberstein

John Dobberstein

John Dobberstein is senior editor of No-Till Farmer magazine and the e-newsletter Dryland No-TillerHe previously covered agriculture for the Tulsa World and worked for daily newspapers in Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Joseph, Mich. He graduated with a B.A. in journalism and political science from Central Michigan University.

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Taking The Pressure Off No-Till Fields

Growing use of super-sized farm equipment is fueling compaction concerns, but new technology and some common-sense tips about tire pressure can help protect yields and profits.
As farms increase in size and no-tillers face pressure to be more efficient and productive, the size of farm equipment is bringing an ever-present danger of compaction.
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Tankmixes: The Future Of Weed Control Is Here

No-tillers can protect herbicide effectiveness and control weeds by using diverse modes of action and the correct adjuvants.
As no-tillers learn to reduce their exclusive dependence on glyphosate for weed control, their operation’s future profitability may depend on their ability to tankmix herbicides with diverse modes of action.
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Surviving The Weed Crisis: Life Beyond Glyphosate

For no-tillers to preserve their way of farming, they’ll need more diverse weed-control programs that include the use of residual herbicides.
With hundreds of no-tillers looking on, Bryan Young showed no-tillers last winter some PowerPoint slides that spelled out a troubling end game: In state after state, glyphosate-resistant weeds have been winning the battle for crop acres.
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