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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Using Precision At Every Turn Yields Success

Kentucky no-tiller Mark Chapman fully embraces technology to maximize his planter setups, nutrient inputs and crop rotations.
WATCHING SOME OF the best soils we owned wash away in a big storm accelerated my family’s move to 100% no-till. My father, James, had tried no-tilling in the late 1960s, starting with soybeans behind the small amount of wheat we grew at that point.
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Crop Sensors Emerging as Useful, Profitable No-Till Tool

Farmers and manufacturers discuss the payback crop sensors offer, as well as their vulnerabilities and what the future may hold for the technology.
There’s little doubt among farmers that data pouring from a myriad of displays, sensors, monitors and other precision farming equipment is going to help them be more efficient. However, analysis and timing often stand in the way of that goal.
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Flexible No-Till System Adjusts to a New Norm: Volatility

Dual-purpose wheat, stocker cattle and stable no-till soils are helping Oklahoma no-tiller Jimmy Kinder weather droughts and take advantage of ever-changing market opportunities.
The flexibility to harvest grain with either a combine or hooves is how Jimmy Kinder is protecting his no-till farm from market volatility.
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Crop Sensors Making Their Case

These high-tech precision units can spoon-feed nitrogen where it’s needed to maximize yields — but do they pay their way?
It’s a two-sided coin that every farmer wants to achieve: maximum yields with minimum inputs. Crop-sensor technology can, according to ongoing farmer and university research, help accomplish that.
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Save On Nitrogen Costs

Saving time and saving dollars are the major reasons cover crops have worked so well in no-till rotations for many Virginia growers.
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Owning Your Own Sprayer Never Looked So Good

Being precise with chemical applications dramatically cuts input costs, while being timelier with pesticides protects yield potential.
Timing is everything, especially when it comes to controlling weeds, insects and diseases. Spray delays of even a day or two, in some instances, can cause substantial erosion in yield potential.
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