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[Podcast] Conservation Farming in the U.S. and Abroad with Hans Kok

In this episode of the “No-till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, conservation consultant Hans Kok joins Frank Lessiter for an exploratory conversation about what it takes to farm slopes vs. flat ground, making money while using cover crops, why no-till hasn’t been adopted widely in certain areas, how no-tillers could get by without glyphosate, and much more.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, conservation consultant Hans Kok joins Frank Lessiter for an exploratory conversation about what it takes to farm slopes vs. flat ground, making money while using cover crops, why no-till hasn’t been adopted widely in certain areas, how no-tillers could get by without glyphosate, and much more.
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Cutting-Edge No-Till Practices on Display in the Circle City

Nearly 900 no-tillers jammed the ballrooms and hallways at the 27th annual National No-Tillage Conference for 4 days of valuable tips, networking and thought-provoking learning sessions.
Nearly 900 no-tillers converged in Indianapolis in January to share ideas and learn how to improve their no-till operations at the 27th annual National No-Tillage Conference.
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No-Till Movement Reaps the Benefits from These Innovators

The 22nd Class of No-Till Innovators is being honored for their research, product development and field management practices that have encouraged no-till adoption and advanced soil health principles.
Two individuals, one company and one no-till association are being recognized as the 22nd Class of No-Till Innovators for leading the adoption and advancement of no-till.
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Increased Nitrogen Rates May Lead to More Acid Soil Concerns

Experts explain how soil sampling by layers and effective liming can help no-tillers overcome the ‘additive’ effect on soil acidity.
Concerns among no-tillers about the impact of high nitrogen (N) rates on soil acidity appear to be on the increase. And it’s more of a problem with continuous no-till since some growers are spreading less lime due to increasing soil organic matter and decomposition.
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No-Tillers Push Beyond Barriers at National No-Tillage Conference

Reasons to spread out fertility, how to resolve compaction with cover crops and ways to fight herbicide resistance were among the many lessons no-tillers took away from the 24th conference.
MORE THAN 1,000 no-tillers from seven countries gathered in the Crossroads of America this January to learn from some of the most experienced no-tillers and respected experts at the 2016 National No-Tillage Conference.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: No-Till Isn’t The Goal – It’s Sustainability

Improving the soil resource — even within long-term no-till — is one way Hans Kok believes farmers will hit higher, sustainable yields.
I've spent a good portion of my career helping producers adopt no-till practices through extension, as a Monsanto no-till specialist and, most recently, as a crop consultant.
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No One Answer For Handling No-Till Residue

You’ll find significant differences in the way no-tillers handle crop residue depending what part of the country they live and farm.
As No-Till Farmer readers know, editor Frank Lessiter visited the Palouse region in the Pacific Northwest in early August during the 2010 small grain harvest. He observed that many Palouse (southeastern Washington, mid-central Idaho and northeastern Oregon) no-tillers and direct-seeders perform some residue handling after harvest.
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NNTC 2015 Speaker Presentation

Getting A Handle On Tools To Measure The Health Of No-Tilled Soils - Towery and Kok - NNTC 2015 Presentation - MP3 Download

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Several new tools are available today that can help no-tillers get a better handle on the amount of soil biological activity and adjustments that can be made to their fertility program. Dan Towery, no-till consultant with Ag Conservation Solutions, and Hans Kok, certified crop advisor, will provide details on the workings of several popular tests — the Cornell soil health test, the Solvita test and the PLFA soil test.

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