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Bio Strip-Till: Best of Both Worlds

Using cover crops with strip-tillage helps growers improve the crop-row environment, build soil organic matter and protect fields from erosion.

There’s a new hybrid practice growers are taking advantage of that marries the benefits of cover crops with those of strip-till.


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Ohio Field Day Yields Tips To Enhance No-Till

No-tillers can use liquid manure and cover crops to improve their soil structure and yields if they follow some simple guidelines, experts say.
No tillers have many cover-crop options that can improve soil tilth, warm up temperatures at planting time, manage pest problems and much more, according to experts who spoke to about 100 no-tillers attending the Ohio No-Till Council’s field day earlier this fall.
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Manure Injection Gets A Closer Look

Pennsylvania is looking into new ways to deal with the old problem of manure. This year, Pennsylvania is using a $225,000 federal grant to study the benefits of injecting manure into farm fields.
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Liquid Manure, No-Till Don’t Need To Clash

Dragline system and two lightweight application rigs help Indiana no-tiller incorporate manure.

Liquid manure is a great source of nutrients, but application issues — mainly compaction and soil incorporation — have long been obstacles for no-tillers. Dave Beard thinks he’s found a system that no-tillers can work with.


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No-Tilling With A Sense Of Determination

Changes to manure handling, cover crops and planter modifications have Pennsylvania no-tillers finding success in shallow clay shale soils.
When it comes to no-tilling around Gettysburg, Pa., it’s quite a battle for Ed and Dan Wilkinson. While some of the land these no-tillers farm is where the most famous battle of the Civil War was fought, the battle for the Wilkinsons is taming the soils that make the transition to no-till tough.
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