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1993: National No-Tillage Conference Debuts

The idea for a national no-till meeting turned into a juggernaut for 3 decades and counting.
While the “original” events in Hawaii were discontinued in 1980, we’d considered producing an event like the National No-Tillage Conference (NNTC) for years. But we always had more than we could handle in getting our magazines, newsletters and books out the door. The No-Till History series is made possible by Calmer Corn Heads.
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The No-Till Planter Race: Did IH Get There Before A-C?

International Harvester appears to have been the first to come to market with a no-till concept planter — 13 years before Allis-Chalmers’ model found commercial success in 1966. But IH exited production just 2 years later after only 23 shipments.
As our staff was delving into research for the “Timeline of No-Till History," ​the No-Till Museum we’ll be bringing to the National No-Tillage Conference in Louisville, and an all-new history series planned in 2022 to mark the “triple crown” of no-till milestones, we discovered some mystery over the first no-till planter. And it’s the kind of discovery that’s sure to fuel additional debates. The No-Till History series is made possible by Calmer Corn Heads.
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A True Friend of No-Till Passes Away

Long-time Purdue University agricultural economist Howard Doster passed away on February 13, 2020, at his home in Waynesville, Ohio. The 86-year-old Ohio State University graduate believed passionately in both the environmental and economic benefits of no-tilling for Midwestern growers.
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[Podcast] Early No-Till Recollections with Ag Economist Howard Doster

In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter, chats with retired ag economist Howard Doster, who received a PhD in agricultural economics from The Ohio State University and began working at Purdue in 1968.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter, chats with retired ag economist Howard Doster, who received a PhD in agricultural economics from The Ohio State University and began working at Purdue in 1968.
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