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No-Tillers Stay Flexible to Get the Most from Cereal Rye

A new cover crop seeding rig, an ATV sprayer and a lot of patience helped this Ohio family improve tough soils and stabilize yields with no-till and cereal rye.
When Nathan Wilson first considered no-tilling corn and soybeans he was worried it might not work well. He had seen some poor stands and weed control problems on other farms and field days. But it turned out Nathan just needed to set foot on the right farm to see the possibilities.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Making No-Till ‘Conventional’ is the Goal

Dedication to conservation and community has driven Dick Wittman and his family business partners to pursue no-till and share knowledge.
We’re not farmers, ranchers or loggers — we’re resource managers. That’s one of many mindset shifts our family has made as we transition from generation to generation farming wildly varying terrain near Lewiston, Idaho.
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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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Montana No-Tiller Found Getting ‘Lazy’ Worked

Arnold Gettel first tried no-till in 1969 and has seen soil structure and dryland yields improve as a result.
“Years ago, I got lazy,” jokes Montana no-tiller Arnold Gettel of why he first tried no-till. While fewer hours in the tractor seat was a legitimate appeal for Gettel, the economical benefits are really what drove the transition.
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More Moisture, More Cropping Acres In Drylands

No-till allowed Montana dryland producer Ben Minow to reduce overhead and increase cropping acres by eliminating summer fallow.
Many producers may ask how continuous cropping can work in a semi-arid environment. For southeastern Montana farmer and rancher Ben Minow, the question isn’t if producers can make it work, it’s how anyone could economically raise a crop any other way.
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A Request For Help From Africa

Farmer from Zimbabwe hopes experienced no-tillers can help convince his village neighbors that there is hope for a better way.
It’s not often that someone has the chance to influence the future of another nation. However, that opportunity now exists for no-tillers visiting Farmers’ Forum at www.no-tillfarmer.com.
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