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Drill, Planter Changes Allow Earlier No-Tilling

By reconfiguring their no-till rigs, these brothers moved up planting dates.
The Reed brothers of Washington, Iowa, were dedicated no-tillers, but like no-tillers nearly everywhere, they wanted to seed without waiting the normal extra 2 or 3 days.
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6 Money-Making Changes For 750 No-Till Drills

Modifying a highly popular no-till drill enabled this eastern Washington farming operation to switch to continuous cropping and forget about summer fallow.
Even though the majority of John Deere 750 no-till drills are used to seed soybeans and small grains in the Midwest, that certainly doesn’t mean modifications made for efficient seeding in the Pacific Northwest won’t prove valuable in other areas.
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Double Your Acreage — Relay Intercrop!

This family says relay intercropping soybeans after wheat in the same field in the same year has boosted yield, income, family time and available acreage—while dropping chemical costs in their no-till operation.
Keith Thompson of Osage, Kan., was at his wits end. His family's no-till operation just wasn't up to par and he knew if something wasn’t done soon, something had to give.
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