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Zimbabwe Farmers Hang Up Their Plows

Small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe are producing crops even through drought since taking up no-till farming, and hope to promote the practice despite lack of sufficient trainers to help with the adjustment.
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Continuous Cropping with 13-15 Inches of Precipitation?

Higher crop yields and improved land productivity is possible with no-tilled fields with continuous cropping vs. a fallowed winter-wheat system with tillage, says USDA-ARS researcher Randy Anderson.
Higher crop yields and improved land productivity is possible with no-tilled fields with continuous cropping vs. a fallowed winter-wheat system with tillage, says USDA-ARS researcher Randy Anderson.
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Going to War for Water?

A new documentary about extreme drought, agriculture and the continuing water crisis in the western U.S. underscores why adoption of no-till, improved soil health, precision irrigation and other conservation tools is critically important.
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No-Till Could Save Huge Amounts of Water with California’s Drought Conditions, But it’s Still a Tough Sell in its Highly Diversified Cropping Areas

As of early spring, growers in California’s highly productive San Joaquin Valley didn’t expect to receive a single drop of surface irrigation water this year. That’s because of the “0 irrigation water allocation” posted by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation due to a lack of snow in the state’s mountain areas that would normally end up in canals as extremely valuable irrigation water.
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