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Systems Approach Makes Canadian No-Till Farm More Resilient

Derek and Tannis Axten use a low-disturbance, high-diversity no-till system to keep tabs on their soil health ‘bank balance’ and improve their farm ground in Saskatchewan.
Derek and Tannis Axten use a low-disturbance, high-diversity no-till system to keep tabs on their soil health ‘bank balance’ and improve their farm ground in Saskatchewan.
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Harvest Decisions Set Stage For No-Till Planting

Controlled traffic, GPS guidance and crop rotation can help no-tillers deal with corn residue levels and avoid over-processing and erosion.
The decisions we make about stalk management affect the performance of our no-till systems, and definitely impact the amount of erosion in our fields.
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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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Maintaining Soil Moisture and Avoiding Compaction with Controlled Traffic Farming - Steve Lanyon - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download

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In the semi-arid climate of Victoria, Australia, Steve Lanyon relies on controlled traffic to save every inch of water for his 10,000-acre no-till operation. By keeping his equipment’s wheel traffic in the same place, there’s less compaction, allowing the soil to hold more moisture. In this presentation, Lanyon talks about how he implemented controlled traffic lanes on his farm and the equipment considerations that are necessary to making it work. He also talks about the benefits he’s seen from controlled traffic since adopting the system in 2002 and how it has paid off.

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