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‘Split Decision’ Helping More No-Tillers Improve Their Nitrogen Efficiency

Growers and researchers say they’re seeing increased corn yields and more application flexibility with Y-drop systems with targeted placement.
With corn prices continuing on a stagnant path for the foreseeable future, many no-tillers are looking for ways to ratchet up efficiency with their inputs, including with nitrogen (N).
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Managing Nitrogen Like Your Profits Depend On It

Now is the time to protect your nitrogen investment, and your profits! This 76-PAGE “Managing Nitrogen Like Your Profits Depend On It” eGuide shares actionable tips and information about using this nutrient more efficiently on your no-till farm!
If you are new to no-till, thinking about switching to no-till or are looking for a better fertilization program, this free guide is right for you.
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How Earthworms Build Better No-Till Soils, Yields

Earth’s natural tillers do everything from supplying free “manure” to increasing nitrogen to spreading microorganisms and more.
When a farmer switches to no-till, they will probably find they can apply 60 to 80 fewer pounds of nitrogen in their cornfields, but still get the same yields.
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Corn Stover Removal And No-Till: A Balancing Act

No-tillers that follow guidelines can remove some stover from continuous-corn fields and still warm up soils, improve nitrogen efficiency and retain organic matter.
No-tillers growing continuous corn often face a dilemma when residue piles up in their fields after harvest, leaving a mat that can keep soils cold and wet and make planting difficult.
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Sprayer Efficiencies Improve Timing, Boost Profits

Having the proper equipment to apply pesticides and nutrients in a timely manner is critical for your no-till success.
With a wet spring like many Midwestern producers experienced this year, additional importance is placed on spraying equipment. The window of opportunity to complete this all-important task in a timely manner becomes an enormous challenge.
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