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How Fast Can You Really No-Till?

New planter technology could help no-tillers and strip-tillers speed up planting by 2-5 mph, but field conditions and attachment choices will determine the upper limit and level of success, experts say.
When planting season arrives, time is money — and it’s clearer than ever that no-tillers and strip-tillers are facing a tightening window to get their crops in before yield potential is lost.
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New Products from Needham Ag Technologies in 2015

Phil Needham with Needham Ag Technologies LLC talks about some of the new products they've released getting the most attention at events. First is the smooth internal seed tube that fits on most box drills. The seed tube has several baffles on the inside so seeds flow down the tube more consistently. They're also getting some attention on their new angle changer/coupler for several models of Case IH and New Holland seeders.
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Some Tips To Consider For Prepping Your No-Till Planter

Bolt tightening, leveling, greasing and calibrating may be needed to make sure your no-till machine is ready to head into the field for planting.
It’s time to think about reviewing your plans for the planting season, and there are four basic areas you may want to spend some time on.
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The Next Frontier In Seed Placement Technology

From seed tubes and seed meters to ground sensors, new equipment coming on the scene can help no-tillers achieve more consistent stands and raise planting efficiency and yields.
The 2013 planting season will bring some innovations to no-till fields that promise to improve seed depth and spacing, and dramatically improve planting speed.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: In Search Of No-Till Planting Perfection: For Himself And Others

Years of onfarm experimentation have made no-tiller Bill Lehmkuhl a pro at drawing out prime planter performance.
No-tilling for 32 years doesn't mean I know it all. Over the years, I've come up against many new no-till challenges I've had to solve. Some were easier to spot than others. Some I stumbled across by accident.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Equipment Dealer Brings No-Till Expertise To Growers

From the ABC's of no-till planters to how you can test your ag equipment dealer's no-till savvy, Dave Dum shares his knowledge
The steady growth of no-till farming in the Chesapeake Bay areas of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia has become a classic example of putting conservation farming methods to work to help save a major natural resource.
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