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The No-Till ‘Iceberg’ Effect

As the NRCS touts “No-Till November,” here’s a quick refresher about the value of leaving residue on the soil surface for its benefit to soil biology belowground.
As the NRCS touts “No-Till November,” here’s a quick refresher about the value of leaving residue on the soil surface for its benefit to soil biology belowground.
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Think Snow With No-Tilling

With much of the country suffering from a lack of moisture, it’s a good time to think about the many benefits no-till offers in capturing valuable moisture from snow cover. This is also linked to the height of standing stubble left in your no-tilled fields after harvest and the impact it can have on capturing winter moisture.
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Tips To Avoid Tire Damage From Stubble

Corn stalks and stubble are causing damage to agricultural equipment tires that range from sidewall cuts and punctures to chipping of large tractor tires. In some cases damage can be so severe it may require the farmer to replace tires.
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8 Areas To Focus On For Higher Wheat Yields

Residue management, proper seeding rates, timely nitrogen applications and scouting for diseases are some of the keys to pushing no-till wheat yields to worthwhile levels
From the Pacific Northwest to the Great Plains to the Eastern Corn Belt, no-tillers John Aeschliman, Dan Forgey, Allen Dean and Romey Bardwell grow different varieties of dryland wheat in different soils in areas receiving vastly different amounts of rain.
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