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Adopting the No-Till System: Conservation Agriculture in Argentina

International No-Till Legend, Roberto Peiretti, shares his thoughts on why conservation agriculture is so important and the role that no-till farming plays in the widespread adoption of conservation agriculture systems on a global scale.
Currently, more than 740,000 acres of agricultural land in Iran is currently managed with the conservation agriculture approach. The No-Till Passport series is brought to you by Martin Industries.
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Indonesian Farmers Triple Income with No-Till, Conservation Ag Practices

Conservation agriculture techniques enable smallholders to adopt more efficient practices, which can reduce crop losses and offer higher returns. FAO is working with the Indonesian government to expand the use of this technique nationwide. The No-Till Passport series is brought to you by Martin Industries.
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US Farmers Lead the Way in Sustainable Practices

Many have branded modern commercial farming as detrimental to the environment; however, data collected in a new book shows quite the opposite.
In January 2020, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released data documenting the nation’s agricultural outputs, inputs and total farm factor productivity. The research shows a steady increase in total agricultural output from 1948 to 2017, with no increase in farm inputs over the same period.
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