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‘Boutique’ Farm Yields Big-Time No-Till Savings and Success

97-year-old Melvin Steck has flirted with 300-bushel corn and hit 70-bushel soybeans with homemade equipment, common sense and a long-term commitment to no-till.
These days, Melvin Steck doesn’t go to many farm shows, field days or plot tours and isn’t the type to sell his program or philosophies to others. But this 97-year-old no-tiller will talk plenty about how the soil works.
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Crop Protection Roundup 2016

Adjuvants to be Key with Newer Herbicide Technology

With dicamba-and 2,4-D-tolerant cropping systems hitting the market, adjuvants will be crucial to improving efficacy and reducing drift.
Adjuvants in herbicides have been an important part of the mix for no-tillers since the first household detergent was added to a tank of Roundup somewhere in distant history.
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Some Reminders About 2,4-D

2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyactetic acid) is one of the oldest synthetic herbicides on the market first described in 1941, yet we still receive a number of questions about its use.
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Will Lawyers Rule Pesticides?

Several recent developments in the pesticide area represent disturbing examples of how the environmentalists pay little attention to scientific facts. As a result, several pesticides and genetically modified organism (GMO) corn hybrids are under increased fire from lawyers and governmental agencies that could impact no-tillers.
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Tips, Tricks, Techniques

With weed control season in full swing for many no-tillers, it’s a good time to pass along a few practical ideas used successfully by attendees at last winter’s National No-Tillage Conference.
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