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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Harnessing Data, Tweaking Inputs Pushes No-Till Production to New Heights

Variable-rate technology helps North Dakota’s Chad Rubbelke better utilize precision data to apply nutrients precisely and boost crop yields.
I was born into no-till, you could say. It’s really all I’ve ever known. My grandfather was a big proponent for the environment and was an advocate when my Dad pushed for reducing tillage on our farm in the early 1990s.
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[Video] Furrow Runner Tool Saves Irrigation Water, Sidedresses Corn

Dexter, Mo., no-tiller Johnny Hunter discusses his Furrow Runner implement that cuts narrow trenches in the soil for irrigation water to flow in high-residue no-tilled fields. Fashioned from an old 18-row Orthaman Mfg. BedLister, he also uses the unit to sidedress corn with 28-0-0-4 or 32% at V2-V4 with the help of CDS-John Blue Visa-Gage II flow monitors, John Deere GreenStar rate controller and a 1,700-gallon tank pulled behind.
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Technology, Onfarm Research Pay Off For No-Tillers

Precision planting methods, fungicides and a diverse herbicide rotation help boost the bottom line for Wisconsin growers Josh Trautman and Nick Viney.
Having worked as crop advisors right out of college, Nick Viney and Josh Trautman know that doing the little things right — whether it’s planting, fertilization or onfarm testing — is a key to unlocking yield potential.
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