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Winter Cover, Better Spraying Build Stronger Soil, Cleaner Fields

Kentucky no-tiller Jack Estes is seeing promising results from keeping his fields covered as much as possible, switching up herbicides and improving sprayer performance.
The Estes family may have adopted no-till in 1983 to avoid picking rocks, but in the 32 years since they’ve seen many more advantages to giving up the plow.
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Less Tillage, More Precision Spell Successful No-Till Transition

Tweaking their planters and drills with the right attachments and technology is helping Indiana growers Jeff and Kent Need develop their 100% no-till system.

CONSERVATION HAS been a part of the Need family farm since Jeff Need’s grandfather, Bill, raised corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa and cattle in central Indiana.


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