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Excessive ‘N’ Application Burning the Carbon Pool

Soil microbes make quick work of soil nitrogen not taken up by plants, so it’s best for no-tillers to tailor applications to crops and not treat their soil profile as a bank, Richard Mulvaney says.
Soil microbes make quick work of soil nitrogen not taken up by plants, so it’s best for no-tillers to tailor applications to crops and not treat their soil profile as a bank, Richard Mulvaney says.
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Are Your No-Till Soils Getting A Balanced Diet?

Fertility expert Neal Kinsey covers all the basics necessary for nurturing soils so they become a thriving, productive living system.
“Not only is each individual element necessary, but a balance of all soil elements is necessary...”— Neal Kinsey. Fertility expert Neal Kinsey covers all the basics necessary for nurturing soils so they become a thriving, productive living system.
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Soil Quality Improves With No-Till

The winner of the Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd., conservation tillage essay contest explains the benefits of boosting soil quality with no-till and direct seeding.
Conservation farming is revolutionizing agriculture through the adoption of new ideas, technology and practices. Direct seeding (no-tilling) is just one of these new practices that is reforming the way that we farm.
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