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[Webinar] Starter Fertilizer and Fungicide: Getting Your No-Till Crop Off to the Best Possible Start

For this installment of the No-Till Farmer webinar series sponsored by Vive Crop Protection we're joined by Kelly Greig, biologist for Vive Crop Protection, who will help you understand the obstacles impacting the germination and emergence of no-till crops and new approaches to warding off diseases while feeding the plant in-furrow. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]


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Calibrating Drills For Wheat Seeding

As producers gear up for wheat planting, calibration of the seeder is extremely important. Below are two tables to use as quick references in the calibration process. Most producers are using drills with 7.5-inch row spacing. The first table calculates how much seed to collect in 50 linear feet from one row of the drill.
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Adding New Layers To Create A No-Till System

Crop diversity, better seeding equipment and using a ‘journal’ to avoid repeating mistakes brings success for North Dakota no-tiller Kevin Larson.
Documenting failures and successes in a photo journal helps North Dakota no-tiller Kevin Larson evaluate and build on his no-till system.
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Hot, Dry Weather Could Complicate Weed Control

While the extended periods of hot, dry weather Ohio has experienced in recent weeks may mean that weeds aren't growing as fast as they would in more moist conditions, the weather can still have an adverse effect on weed management for growers, an Ohio State University Extension expert said.
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Ohio Field Day Yields Tips To Enhance No-Till

No-tillers can use liquid manure and cover crops to improve their soil structure and yields if they follow some simple guidelines, experts say.
No tillers have many cover-crop options that can improve soil tilth, warm up temperatures at planting time, manage pest problems and much more, according to experts who spoke to about 100 no-tillers attending the Ohio No-Till Council’s field day earlier this fall.
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