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[Webinar] Improving the Performance of No-Till Drills

This webinar, sponsored by Exapta Solutions, helps you look closely at your no-till drill setup to improve seed spacing and placement for better stands and yield potential. No-till consultant and Exapta founder Matt Hagny shared his proven techniques and top-notch tips to improve the poor seed placement common with no-till drills and help them perform more like no-till planters. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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[Webinar] What’s Needed to Get Your No-Till Planter to Deliver Results

This webinar, sponsored by Exapta Solutions, will help you look closely at your planter setup and other factors that can hinder seed placement and hurt crop stands. No-till consultant and Exapta founder Matt Hagny shares time-tested, proven tips to overcome seeding challenges in no-till environments. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Once a Naysayer, Agronomist is Now a No-Till Champion

Years of no-till experience enables Bud Smith to help no-tillers find the weakest link in their field, such as seed placement and nitrogen timing.
I'm not sure anyone has changed their stance on no-till more than me. As the agronomy manager of Caledonia Farmers Elevator in Michigan, the farmers I advised always looked to me for the solutions to their problems. When the early innovator farmers I worked with started attempting no-till, I watched a lot of failures and I didn’t have any good answers at the time.
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[Podcast] Seeking the Perfect No-Till Picket-Fence Stand: Part 2

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, we continue our discussion with University of Nebraska Extension engineer Paul Jasa about no-till planting equipment use in the Midwest in part two of a two-part podcast.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, we continue our discussion with University of Nebraska Extension engineer Paul Jasa about no-till planting equipment use in the Midwest in part two of a two-part podcast.
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Switch To Strip-Till, Cover Crops Friendly To Yields And Profits

For Ontario farmer Blake Vince, taking a leap with strip-till practices helped him improve corn yields, preserve soil moisture and reduce expenditures on high-dollar fuel and fertilizer.
While the fear of failure keeps many farmers from pulling the trigger on game-changing decisions, the lessons of conservation farming were drilled into Blake Vince’s head by his father at an early age.
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‘Strip Refresher’ Fights Wet Springs, Boosts Emergence

Illinois strip-tiller Todd Mooberry says his invention helps cold, wet soils dry out and warm up faster, allowing for earlier planting and better stands.
Farmers in parts of the Midwest are accustomed to cool, damp springs, but waiting for fields to dry out can influence planting dates and negatively impact emergence and stands.
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Promising Technology On Display At Agritechnica

High-performance planters, three-axle sprayers and autonomous-tractor systems could be in the future for no-tillers looking to be more efficient.
Innovative equipment and technology was on full display at the recent Agritechnica farm-equipment show in Hanover, Germany, some of which could play a role in the advancement of no-till in the coming years
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