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Narrow-Row Corn Head Could Speed Up Harvest

Dissatisfied with his previous corn head’s snapping rollers, Ross Bishop built a 20-inch, eight-row corn head out of International parts in pursuit of a shorter harvest time.
Dissatisfied with his previous corn head’s snapping rollers, Ross Bishop built a 20-inch, eight-row corn head out of International parts in pursuit of a shorter harvest time.
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No-Tillers Ready To Cash In On Certification

This program will recognize no-tillers that adopt economically viable, sustainable practices to protect the environment and add value to their grain crops.
Pacific Northwest no-tillers will soon be taking advantage of a certification program that will set them apart from other grain growers. And since they’re already no-tilling successfully, many are already well on the way to qualifying for this program aimed at demonstrating sustainable farming practices to consumers.
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Top Leaf Death or "Dieback" in Corn

In years with late-season stress, leaf senescence often progresses from both the bottom and the top of the plant, with green leaves remaining in the middle of the plants for some time until complete leaf senescence occurs.
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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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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Time and Money Saved allowed for expansion of business operations

We’re now no-tilling four times as much land and have diversified into a grain cleaning and processing operation that works across the country for much of the year.
If your familiar with the cyclical weather patterns (very dry to very wet) we’ve experienced in North Dakota since I started no-tilling in 1986, the fact that I’m still in business might say an awful lot. Not only am I still no-tilling, but I have expanded from 1,000 to 4,000 acres of cropland. And thanks to the many hours I no longer have to spend in the field, I’ve built up a busy grain cleaning and processing business.
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