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‘Get With The System’ To Fine-Tune Seed Selection

Testing hybrids and varieties on your own farm, in multiple locations over a number of years, can help you get the best genetics and yields.
Selecting the most appropriate hybrids and varieties for your no-till farm can improve profits immensely, but this decision can be difficult because so many options are available.
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Seed Selection Key To Managing Soybean Disease

As spring planting season approaches, soybean growers should be aware that one of the best ways to manage soybean disease is to make sure they plant the right varieties, said an Ohio State University Extension soybean expert.
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Changing Factors Require Different No-Till Corn Choices

While most seed firms don’t rank corn hybrids for essential agronomic factors, smaller companies are offering what farmers want and need in the way of important selection data to help you push up no-till profits.
Everyone's heard seed salesman say that almost every corn hybrid will perform well with any type of tillage. While more seed companies are finally admitting that cold vigor, residue level, germination rate and a few other items should be evaluated when selecting corn hybrids for no-till, Kevin Newgard maintains a number of other key agronomic factors need to be considered.
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Produce, Protect, Preserve, Profit!

Check the two dozen no-till lessons learned in southwest Ohio this year.
Wow, what a year! Who would have dreamed that our no-till planting window in southwestern Ohio would only run from March 28 to April 27. The few no-tillers who recognized early that the soil was ideal for no-tilling had an excellent crop. Many no-tillers who waited for the more traditional planting dates never got a crop in the ground.
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What Do No-Tillers Want When It Comes To Corn Hybrids And Soybean Varieties?

This and other debates are currently underway at www.no-tillfarmer.com.
As you start inching closer to the National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., from Jan. 8 to 11, 2003, get a head start on topics you want to hear about by jumping on our Web site’s message board, Farmer’s Forum, at www.no-tillfarmer.com. It’s a great place to make some no-tilling contacts with people that you’ll be able to meet up with at the conference.
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Creating A No-Till Pyramid

With more efficient use of the latest cropping ideas, Canadian no-tillers can increase plant health and consider reducing herbicide usage.
When it comes to analyzing the practical benefits of direct seeding research in western Canada, three key words to keep in mind are “pyramiding, piling and stacking.
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