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National No-Tillage Conference Offers Advice Applicable to No-Till Operations Worldwide

32nd annual event hosts more than 800 attendees from 36 U.S. states & 6 countries

More than 800 farmers, researchers, educators and industry experts traveled to Indianapolis in early January to attend the 32nd Annual National No-Tillage Conference. Attendees representing 36 states in the U.S., along with the countries of Canada, China, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy and Ukraine spent 4 days absorbing knowledge and networking at the event.


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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Howard G. Buffett: Feeding the World with No-Till Part 2

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Source by Sound Agriculture, listen to part 2 of Howard G. Buffett’s presentation on feeding the world with no-till from a previous National No-Tillage Conference.
For this episode of thNo-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Source by Sound Agriculture, listen to part 2 of Howard G. Buffett’s presentation on feeding the world with no-till from a previous National No-Tillage Conference.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Howard G. Buffett: Feeding the World with No-Till Part 1

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Source By Sound Agriculture, listen back to a presentation on feeding the world with no-till farming by Howard G. Buffett from the 2010 National No-Tillage Conference.
For this episode of thNo-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Source by Sound Agriculture, listen back to a presentation on feeding the world with no-till farming by Howard G. Buffett from the 2010 National No-Tillage Conference.  
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No-Till Passport Series

Information Revolution Needed to Promote No-Till Worldwide

Increasing worldwide adoption of no-till will require a shift in mindset and a localized approach.

No-till, referred to as conservation agriculture outside of the U.S., is an adaptive and effective tool to help combat climate change. To get farmers on board with changing their practices, some governments and other organizations are using carbon markets as incentives. The No-Till Passport series is brought to you by Martin Industries.


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[Video] No-Till in the USA

Part 2 of Conservation Agriculture and Global Warming in Ghana
The second installment of this 4-video report examining the debate on "conservation agriculture" and global warming takes a look at how no-till go started in the U.S. Lloyd Murdock, Professor at the University of Kentucky, Texas A&M University Professor Edwin Price, no-tiller John Young of Herndon, Ky., and philanthropist Howard G. Buffett, chairman of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, discuss how soil erosion was the impetus for farmers and researchers who saw the importance of conserving the soil in the 20th century.
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Saved by the Soil

[Video] Saved by the Soil

Part 1 of Conservation Agriculture and Global Warming in Ghana
Filmed on location in Ghana and the USA, this 4-video report examines the debate on "conservation agriculture" and global warming. Can techniques such as "no-till farming" work in a developing country such as Ghana? Can they help sequester carbon from the atmosphere and help solve global warming?
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A Well-Rounded Diet Of No-Till Topics

Record conference attendance for Des Moines producers great exchanges on high-powered issues like cover crops, fertility, equipment setups and soil biology
After days of cold weather engulfed the Corn Belt, Mother Nature relented and blessed the National No-Tillage Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, with warmer temperatures and great travel conditions.
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