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Making No-Till, Cover Crops Work in the ‘Dust Bowl’

Nick Vos is pushing to overcome moisture challenges on his farm in southwestern Kansas by no-tilling and using covers to recycle available nutrients and keep his sandy soils protected.
Nick Vos is pushing to overcome moisture challenges on his farm in southwestern Kansas by no-tilling and using covers to recycle available nutrients and keep his sandy soils protected.
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Bank On It!

Mike and Robert McClellan keep their soils healthy and productive with intensive rotations, elimination of summer fallow and double cropping.
Mike and Robert McClellan keep their soils healthy and productive with intensive rotations, elimination of summer fallow and double cropping.
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Flexible No-Till System Adjusts to a New Norm: Volatility

Dual-purpose wheat, stocker cattle and stable no-till soils are helping Oklahoma no-tiller Jimmy Kinder weather droughts and take advantage of ever-changing market opportunities.
The flexibility to harvest grain with either a combine or hooves is how Jimmy Kinder is protecting his no-till farm from market volatility.
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Climbing The Ladder To 300-Bushel No-Tilled Corn

Manure applications, in-furrow fertility treatments, ship-shape planters and 3 decades of 100% no-till are helping Pennsylvania no-tiller David Wolfskill reach record corn yields.
A few years ago while planting double-crop soybeans, David Wolfskill got out of his tractor, walked into one of his adjacent cornfields and noticed the ground was completely bare.
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USDA Clarifies Cover Crop Rules For FSA’s ACRE Program

No-tillers can now seed cover crops and still be eligible for ACRE payments, but more changes are expected with the pending Farm Bill.
In the “Frank Comments” column (Page 6) in the May issue of No-Till Farmer’s Conservation Tillage Guide, we outlined major cover crop concerns with current government payment and crop insurance regulations.
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