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[Podcast] Onfarm Research Results: The Many Things One No-Tiller Has Learned

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast series, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we welcome owner of Calmer Corn Heads Marion Calmer to discuss the importance of on-farm research.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast series, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we welcome owner of Calmer Corn Heads Marion Calmer to discuss the importance of on-farm research.
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No-Till Worth An Extra $1,000

Many farmers recognize that no-tilled ground is probably worth more than land farmed with more intensive tillage. Yet there’s little evidence that indicates no-tilled ground brings a premium price when a farm goes on the sale block.
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Tips For No-Tilling ‘Lean And Green’

No-tillers who do their own onfarm research can harvest the data needed to make better decisions about their farm systems and inputs.
One way no-tillers can make their farms more profitable is to put their management decisions under a closer microscope and determine if they’re making the right choices about fertilizers, hybrids/varieties, row spacing or equipment
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Building A Farm From The Ground Up

For Jim Kline, tiling, onfarm research and reduced tillage are a foundation for success, but ‘farming with integrity’ is the heart of his family’s operation.
Having started his farming career as a high-school freshman, Jim Kline knows that building a farm can take a lifetime, and it can be undone in an instant by poor decision-making.
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Putting More In The Bin, More In The Bank

A diverse cropping rotation, cover crops and onfarm research helps Ontario no-tiller/ridge-tiller Shawn McRae achieve soil and financial health.
For Shawn McRae, more than two decades of onfarm research shows that thinking holistically about no-till soil health isn’t just a feel-good decision — it puts more crops in the bin and, more importantly, more money in the bank.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Always Learning More From No-Till And Strip-Till

Tom Oswald continues the onfarm research that convinced him 20 years ago to avoid full-width tillage
It might be more correct to call this article, “What I’m Still Learning From No-Tilling.” Over nearly 30 years, my farming operation has shifted from customary fall-spring tillage, through a period of detailed research and onfarm studies and finally, 11 years ago, to adoption of continuous no-till.
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5 Money-Saving Tips For No-Tillers

Lowering soybean seeding rates and scrutinizing phosphate and potash applications top Marion Calmer’s list on how to save more than $100 per acre
With 25 years of onfarm research backing him up, Marion Calmer told 789 attendees at this year’s National No-Tillage Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, that there are five ways no-tillers can shave expenses without hurting grain production.
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