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Developing a Resilient No-Till System with Regenerative Ag

North Dakota grower Paul Overby utilizes no-till, crop diversity, livestock grazing and satellite imagery to withstand soil erosion and improve topsoil now and in the future.
WHEN PAUL OVERBY returned home to the family farm in Wolford, N.D., in 1993 after a 12-year career in politics and non-profit fundraising, he was immediately presented with a riddle. The year before, Overby’s father had had his best crop ever, achieving 80-bushel barley and 45-bushel wheat, on average, in a wheat/barley/flax rotation.
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Study Seeks to Increase Adoption of Soil Conservation Practices

Farmers who make soil health a priority are more likely to adopt soil conservation practices, according to a survey by South Dakota State University. While research is important for showing the benefits of using soil-improving management strategies, government incentive programs can provide short-term compensation until producers begin to collect long-term rewards.
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[Podcast] Cutting Inputs, Growing Liquid Corn and Sequestering Carbon with Russell Hedrick

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we’re joined by Russell Hedrick who talks about how his experience as a young first-generation farmer faced with soil erosion led him on the path to using no-till, cover crops, incorporating livestock, and more.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we’re joined by Russell Hedrick who talks about how his experience as a young first-generation farmer faced with soil erosion led him on the path to using no-till, cover crops, incorporating livestock, and more.
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Building a Systems Approach to Soil Health at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference

Progressive no-tiller Russell Hedrick to share how he uses precision technology and a multi-faceted, diverse approach to farm operations at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
Progressive no-tiller Russell Hedrick to share how he uses precision technology and a multi-faceted, diverse approach to farm operations at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Adding Cattle Yields Surprising No-Till Results

Once a no-tiller by necessity, John Stigge continues to push the limits of his Kansas farm by experimenting with cover-crop mixes and grazing cattle.
DESPERATION pushed us into no-till. It was the early 1980s and it wasn’t a great time to be a farmer. It also wasn’t a great time to need new equipment, which we did, unfortunately. We were out of money so instead of buying big new tractors and heavy new tillage implements, we made a few tweaks to our planter, took a deep breath and started no-tilling our crops.
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