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25 Years Of Unlocking Secrets To No-Till Success

Since 1988, the Graves-Chapple Research Center has been helping no-tillers in northwestern Missouri fine-tune their corn-and soybean system management and farm their no-tilled acres more sustainably.
Finding answers for farmers is the mission of all university research farms, but the Graves-Chapple Research Center in northwest Missouri zeroes in on the questions from a solidly no-till perspective.
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No-Tillers Ready To Cash In On Certification

This program will recognize no-tillers that adopt economically viable, sustainable practices to protect the environment and add value to their grain crops.
Pacific Northwest no-tillers will soon be taking advantage of a certification program that will set them apart from other grain growers. And since they’re already no-tilling successfully, many are already well on the way to qualifying for this program aimed at demonstrating sustainable farming practices to consumers.
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No-Till And Organic Techniques Coming Together Out East

Thirty years of research, trial and error and changing attitudes, along with improved equipment, are setting the stage for grower success.
“HELP!” Horticulturist Ron Morse remembers the day nearly 30 years ago when that message, scrawled by a county extension agent on the bottom of a snapshot, arrived at his Virginia Tech University office. The photo showed a mud slide blocking a rural Appalachian farm road. What was left of a cabbage patch planted on a steep sloping field was mired in the mud.
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