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Using Strip-Till to Cut Field Costs, Dial Back Nitrogen Rates

Minnesota farmers Nancy and Jerry Ackermann credit strip-till, split nitrogen applications and cover crops for helping them reach 200-bushel corn yields on 140 pounds of nitrogen.
Nancy and Jerry Ackermann have been strip-tilling corn and no-tilling soybeans and alfalfa on their 1,200-acre farm in southwest Minnesota for 15 years. Coming from conventional tillage practices, the transition began on a small 50-acre test plot.
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[Podcast] 15 Tips from the 8th Annual Class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome Eric Odberg, John Kemmeren and Jerry Ackermann — the 8th annual class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners — to share how they improved their fertility practices.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome Eric Odberg, John Kemmeren and Jerry Ackermann — the 8th annual class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners — to share how they improved their fertility practices.
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Lowering Fertility Needs While Raising No-Till Yields

The 8th class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners credit crop rotation, spoon-feeding and precision technology among their methods for efficient, effective fertility programs.
Three no-tillers were honored for their responsible approach to their on-farm fertility practices at the 2016 National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis earlier this year.
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