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[Podcast] Nuts and Bolts of No-Till Crop Nutrition Part 2

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, we continue our discussion with John Grove, director of the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center, shifting focus to nutrient management after crops have emerged.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, we continue our discussion with John Grove, director of the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center, shifting focus to nutrient management after crops have emerged.
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Double-Cropping Veterans Share Expertise On Wheat, Soybeans

With attention to details, double-cropping systems cover the soil, improve soil health, ward off pests and diseases and protect profits, say veteran no-tillers John and Alexander Young.
The reasons for squeezing a 3-year crop rotation into 2 years otherwise known as double cropping are fourfold. John Young and his son Alexander can attest to them.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Stewarding The Birthplace Of No-Till

Sharing and learning are still cornerstones for the Young family, who planted the first commercial no-till field in southern Kentucky 50 years ago.
My father, Harry Young, wasn’t a shy fellow. If he was going to do something, he’d do it out in the open and let the chips fall where they may.
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Opportunity Knocks!

Based on market conditions, double-cropping soybeans behind wheat in 2011 looks extremely attractive.
With grain prices on the rise compared to historical levels, some no-tillers are taking a closer look at seeding wheat this fall and no-tilling double-cropped soybeans for 2011. If you’re located in an area where double-cropping can work, this may be a way to boost your 2011 profits.
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Frost Seeding Aids Pastures, Hay Fields

There is a method called “frost seeding� where you apply seed to the ground and the freezing and thawing of the soil in February and early March will provide seed to soil contact allowing germination of the seed.
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Pinpoint Your Spray Control

Better placement, cost savings identified with map-based individual spray-control nozzle systems.
No-tillers seeking more precise chemical placement have new tools that not only makes application easier and more precise, they save money in the process.
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