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Busting The Colder, Wetter Myth: Year 2

Soil temperatures were 0.1 to 1.75 F warmer in this no-tiller’s field during spring and summer compared to a neighbor’s conventionally tilled field.
A Wisconsin no-tiller says his second year of onfarm testing found his no-tilled, cover-cropped fields are generally the same temperature or warmer than his neighbor’s conventionally tilled fields.
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New Holland Ag Buys Miller Sprayers

CNH Industrial, the parent of farm-equipment brands Case IH and New Holland, has purchased the assets of Miller-St. Nazianz, a leading maker of precision sprayers and Ag-Bag silage packaging and storage solutions.
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Busting The ‘Colder, Wetter’ Myth With No-Till, Cover Crops

Scenarios in Indiana and Wisconsin seem to question the assumption that no-tilled fields with cover crops are slower to warm up and dry out than conventionally farmed soils.
One challenge often cited about adopting no-till and cover crops in colder climates is that no-tilled fields can be colder and wetter than conventionally tilled fields, potentially causing problems with timely planting and seedling emergence.
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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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