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Milan No-Till Field Day Showed Real-World Results

Rare industry-university collaboration fast-tracked the knowledge & at-scale product demos on the promising farm practice.
Every no-tiller in the Southeast knows of University of Tennessee’s (UT) “Milan No-Till Field Day.” The AgResearch & Education Center at Milan was established in 1962 on former Milan Army Ammunition Plant land. Today, nearly 700 acres of cropland are used for research.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Revolutionizing Agriculture with No-Till Legend John Bradley

In this episode of the &ldquo;<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers &amp; Innovators&rdquo; podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, <em>No-Till Farmer</em> editor Frank Lessiter talks with no-till legend John Bradley about his experiences directing the annual mid-summer Milan No-Till Field Day and how no-till has revolutionized agriculture.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with no-till legend John Bradley about his experiences directing the annual mid-summer Milan No-Till Field Day and how no-till has revolutionized agriculture.
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Advances in Treating Palmer Amaranth

Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist with the University of Tennessee, gives a brief history of the expansion of Palmer amaranth across the United States and treatment options for the weed. Dr. Steckel shares what growers in the Midwest can expect as it moves north into their fields.
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Key Factors Impact No-Till

Profit is likely the most important factor that influences a grower’s decision to adopt conservation practices such as no-till. While numerous studies have shown higher yields and profits when moving away from extensive tillage practices, other studies have shown a reduction in yields when shifting to no-till.
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Frank Comments

Key Factors Impact No-Till

Profit is likely the most important factor that influences a grower’s decision to adopt conservation practices such as no-till. While numerous studies have shown higher yields and profits when moving away from extensive tillage practices, other studies have shown a reduction in yields when shifting to no-till.
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What I've Learned from No-Tilling

It All Started With Time Management

Thanks to all the fertility available in low-cost chicken litter, this veteran no-tiller is producing corn for 80 cents per bushel and growing doublecropped milo for only 60 cents per bushel
We have a lot going on at one time on our sixth generation southwestern Missouri crop and livestock farm. We milk 100 Holsteins, manage 200 Red and Black Angus crossbred beef cows, background the yearlings and grow all the feed we need on 1,200 acres of ground.
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