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Strip-Till Corn Yields 9 Bushels Higher Than No-Till Average in Dry Year

Steady yields & increased cover crop usage among key takeaways from 11th annual Strip-Till Operational Benchmark Study
Strip-Till Farmer’s 11th annual Strip-Till Operational Benchmark Study, with responses from 215 strip-tillers across the U.S., shows that strip-till yields didn’t take much of a dip in 2023, despite much of the country experiencing dry or drought conditions. 
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Climate Corps or Peace Corps: Let No-tillers' Hard Work Shine

Conservation educators should come from within the no-till community rather than from young people without first-hand experience

Veteran no-tiller Guy Swanson wants to see more conservation educators with an extensive background in no-till without interference from the American Climate Corps, a new initiative that trains young people to assist agriculture organizations with outreach activities. 


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No-Till Innovator Awards

No-Till Innovators Passionate about Sharing Soil-Saving Practices

Indiana’s Mike Starkey, roller crimper inventor Jeff Moyer, Case IH dealer H&R Agri-Power & nonprofit Conservation Technology Information Center named 2023 No-Till Innovators
Humble is the word that comes to mind when describing the newest class of No-Till Innovator Award recipients. Fueled by passion rather than fame, the two people and two organizations honored with the title of 2023 No-Till Innovator have spent decades forwarding the practice of no-till.
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Best of the Web

No-Till Highlights: Nov. 23, 2023

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. The Best of the Web series is brought to you by Purple Cow Organics.
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Best of the Web

No-Till Highlights: June 29, 2023

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. The Best of the Web series is brought to you by NACHURS.
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NRCS Ready to Move Climate-Smart Cost Share Dollars

In case you missed it last week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is making available cost-share funds to help farmers and ranchers implement climate-smart agriculture practices in their operations through the implementation of the over $19 billion that was appropriated to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.
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