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No-Till Notes: How to Plan Your Summer Fertility Program

Soil test to determine what’s available to your crops and follow with tissue or sap testing to detect possible deficiencies.
Planning your crop’s fertility begins with soil testing, followed by planning your fertilizer application, followed by summer tissue testing. Some nutrients will go on in the fall, others in the spring and the rest in the summer, depending on you and your agronomist’s approach to nutrient management.
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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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Fertility An Investment, Not A Cost

Wisconsin no-tiller Bill Hurtgen is using tips gained at ‘night school’ to balance and build his soils and protect yields.
No-till fertility management and herbicide rotation have saved Downing, Wis., multi-tasker Bill Hurtgen time and money. All are nuggets the relatively new farmer picked up attending a night class at his local technical college.
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Better Soils, Fertility Management Give Indiana No-Tiller Better Results

Gypsum, drainage and a wiser approach to fertility have improved soil biology and corn and soybean yields for Jack Maloney.
Jack Maloney used to be your typical farmer when it came to managing soil and fertility. He relied heavily on his local co-op for recommendations — after all, their agronomists had spent years in school studying science, chemistry and biology.
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