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Cover Crop Benchmark Study

Cover Crops ‘Greening Up’ Growers’ Bottom Lines

No-Till Farmer’s first-ever Cover Crop Benchmark Study shows farmers are planting green, saving on fertilizer and pesticides and protecting soils
Results of the first annual Cover Crop Benchmark Study show a healthy level of enthusiasm and success among farmers with cover crops as they seek to protect their farms from erosion, reduce input costs and improve soil health on their operations.
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The ‘How and Why’ of No-Tilling Green

No-tiller Josh Payne shares his tips and tweaks for planting green into cash crops to get more mileage from his cover crop investment.
PLANTING GREEN — defined as planting into a living cover crop that is terminated either immediately before or sometime after planting — is becoming increasingly popular as a tool for letting cover crops benefit soils as long as possible.
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[Podcast] Cutting Inputs, Growing Liquid Corn and Sequestering Carbon with Russell Hedrick

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we’re joined by Russell Hedrick who talks about how his experience as a young first-generation farmer faced with soil erosion led him on the path to using no-till, cover crops, incorporating livestock, and more.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we’re joined by Russell Hedrick who talks about how his experience as a young first-generation farmer faced with soil erosion led him on the path to using no-till, cover crops, incorporating livestock, and more.
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[Video] No-Tiller Creates Own Roller for Planting Green

Hatton, Mo., no-tiller Luke Linnenbringer talks about the roller attachment he built for his John Deere 7300 planter to flatten cereal rye at planting. Linnenbringer rolls, plants, sprays herbicides and applies fertilizer all in one pass. “I’ve had conventional soybeans that I’ve not gone back to check until harvest. It’s a two-pass system,” he says.
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No-Tilling, Cereal Rye Handles Saturated Soils, Improves Stands

No-tilling and planting green into living covers is the right formula to help Frank Martin improve the tilth of his shallow, claypan soils and get better planting results.
Frank Martin likes to keep things simple. He uses older combines with no yield monitors and he isn’t into using a lot of precision mapping on his 800-acre farm.
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