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What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Mistakes Create Win-Wins for No-Tiller Eager to Learn

Mistakes have led to more than one production practice that has paid off on our farm. Replanting hailed out crops resulted in our current twin-row planting strategy and a load of fertilizer I couldn’t send back helped us achieve soybean crops capable of winning yield contests. In fact, in three out of the last five years I’ve had the highest yields for the local Pioneer yield contest and one of those years I won the territory. No-till wasn’t an accident, but some unintended lessons helped prove it was the right fit for our farm.
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Twin-Row Corn and the Quest for 100% No-Till

After seeing the damage caused by tillage on his home farm in Austria, Eduard Zehetner decided to try no-till on his Hensall, Ontario, farm in the early 1990s. While he was able to make no-till soybeans and winter wheat work, no-till corn was a struggle.
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Kinze Files Motion to Block Deere

The Des Moines Register reports attorneys for Kinze filed motions asking a federal judge to stop John Deere from trying to access a wide variety of internal documents about the Williamsburg company's planting equipment business, including marketing strategies, sales data and research and development plans.
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The Rear-Fold Planter and the Battle that Ensued

This chapter from Jon Kinzenbaw’s book, Fifty Years of Disruptive Innovation, shares his story behind John Deere’s effort to squeeze Kinze Manufacturing out of the planter building business.
After reading Fifty Years of Disruptive Innovation over a recent weekend and reflecting on the many examples of innovation, passion and perseverance found in Jon Kinzenbaw's story, No-Till Farmer requested permission to share an except of the book's content with our subscribers.
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Using Precision Tools to Drive No-Till Performance

Whether it’s planting, fertilizing or harvesting, Illinois growers Don and Dave Myers are implementing technology in every facet of their no-till operation to achieve greater yields and returns.
For Dave and Don Myers, measuring their progress in building a profitable no-till operation is a matter of inches — and measuring those inches.
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Kinze Manufacturing Unveils Innovation Center

Kinze Manufacturing opened its new innovation center that to serve as a destination for customers and dealers, and showcase major agricultural inventions by Kinze founder and president Jon Kinzenbaw and those made by Kinze engineers.
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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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