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[Webinar] What’s Needed to Get Your No-Till Planter to Deliver Results

This webinar, sponsored by Exapta Solutions, will help you look closely at your planter setup and other factors that can hinder seed placement and hurt crop stands. No-till consultant and Exapta founder Matt Hagny shares time-tested, proven tips to overcome seeding challenges in no-till environments. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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Exapta Adds Aricks Bushing Kits for Deere Drills

New kits replace pivot points for firming arm, closing arm and main pin at front of opener
Exapta Solutions is now the exclusive importer of Aricks bushing kits for John Deere 50, 60 and 90 series drills. The kits replace and upgrade the pivot points for the firming arm, the closing arm and the main pin at the front of the opener.
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No-Till Brings Radical Rethink to Drill Designs

Manufacturers have listened to no-tillers’ needs and are creating drills that can handle heavy residue, as well as plant cash crops and cover crops of various seed sizes.
Aside from the planter and combine, drills are one of the most common pieces of equipment seen rolling across no-till fields today — about 64% of readers who participated in the 2016 No-Till Operational Benchmark Study said they own and use a no-till drill. And with cover crops picking up acreage in no-till systems, no-tillers are no longer relying on the tool just for seeding cash crops.
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The Final Act: Closing The Seed Slot

Field variability, tougher trash and growers’ early-planting ambitions drive improvements to planter closing wheels used in no-till fields.
When planting is done and crops begin to emerge, no-tillers have a chance to evaluate how well their planter has performed — including whether the unit’s closing wheels are doing the job closing the seed slot.
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Combining Effective Cover Crops With Longer Crop Rotations Will Pay Big Dividends

Repeated cover cropping can lead tolong-term soil improvements that can help you overcome no-till yield concerns.
The impact of cover crops, as well as longer crop rotations, will continue to be new territory for no-tillers to cover in the future, maintains Matt Hagny, a no-till equipment designer and crop consultant from Salina, Kan.
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“Your Farming Future Depends On No-Tilling”

By helping protect the environment while trimming your cropping costs, National No-Tillage Conference attendees learned why this system represents the future in efficiently feeding the 19 out of every 20 people who don’t live on farms.
Practically anything you ever wanted to know about no-till was discussed during the ninth annual National No-Tillage Conference held in Cincinnati, Ohio, in mid-January. Over 700 veteran no-tillers from more than 20 states, Canada and several foreign countries shared their "best of the best"; no-tilling ideas that have worked so successfully with other attendees.
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