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Discussion: What's the Best Drill for No-Tilling Small Grains?

A discussion in the Organic Grain Resource and Information Network (OGRAIN) email group started with a question about upgrading a drain grill for no-tilling fields of small grains and seeded forages, and from there, evolved into a larger conversation about other farm equipment preferences and advice.



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Cover Crops Funding Helps Drive UK No-Till Management

Due to the previous wet autumn of 2019, the farm had planted over-yeared seed in conditions that were unsuitable for cultivating. It was a backwards step and 2020 ended up being worse than 2019. So Brixworth Farming made the decision to do more cultivations where it was needed, to keep the ability to direct-drill. The No-Till Passport series is brought to you by Martin Industries.
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[Video] A New Era for Cross Slot in North America

Lewis Krueger, CEO of Cross Slot No-Till Systems in Appleton, Wis., talks about the unique seed delivery mechanism of the Cross Slot drill, how the gangs can be raised and lowered for different row spacing options, and some design and production changes that are in the works now that these machines are being made in the U.S.
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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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Cross-Slot Idea Still Looks Good When No-Tilling

For the first time, the Douglas County, Ill., Soil and Water Conservation District used the cross-slot technology to no-till soybeans in 2002. They have successfully used this New Zealand technology for several years with no-tilled corn.
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Monsanto Drops Controversial Technology Fees

A change in the pricing structure for Monsanto’s biotechnology seed products will be showing up on seed invoices starting with next spring’s crops. Instead of farmers seeing a line item covering technology fees on an invoice, the company is shifting to a royalty pricing structure that will be paid by seed companies licensed to market these products.
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