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Yellow Field Peas Could Boost No-Till Profits In High Plains

Yellow field peas provide High Plains no-tillers with an excellent wheat transition crop that helps build soil quality and, with recent market developments, have the potential for profitability.
No-tillers across the Nebraska Panhandle and surrounding High Plains region are challenged by low rainfall and high summer temperatures. It’s a double-whammy that limits cropping intensity, as well as crop value.
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Implement Guidance Paves The Way To Profitability

Technology that keeps field implements in line is gaining momentum as no-tillers and strip-tillers see increased yields, and lower input costs, through improved accuracy with field operations.
When Jim Irwin began strip-tilling in 1996, one of his biggest frustrations was being unable to precisely place seed in the strips he formed in the fall.
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Matching Nitrogen Rates To Strip-Till Profitability

Through research, Minnesota strip-tiller David Legvold and college senior Emma Cornwell found the most profitable rate of sidedressed liquid 28% isn’t always the highest rate.
Ever since David Legvold began farming land owned by St. Olaf College at Northfield, Minn., about 9 years ago, he’s worked with university professors and students to document the impacts of tillage and crop inputs on profitability, soil health and water quality.
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Precision Farming Powers No-Till Yield Quest

A culture of state-of-the-art information technology helps Indiana farmers Curt and Christopher Hudson reap the rewards of continuous no-till.
Farming by the inch is what propels no-tillers Curt and Christopher Hudson closer to higher yields and increased profitability.
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Maintain Strip-Till Rigs To Boost 2013 Yields

Reviewing and replacing mechanical parts and checking precision-ag components, software and rate controllers can increase your chances of profitability in the next growing season.
Taking extra time this summer to give strip-till equipment and precision technology a thorough tuneup could make a big difference in yields and farm profitability next year, experts say.
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No-Till Brings New ‘Shade’ Of Higher Yields, Profitability

Johnny and Brian Moore’s switch to no-till, cover crops and a diverse rotation has stopped erosion, improved organic matter and made their North Carolina farm’s high-clay soils more productive.
Brian Moore stuck a small shovel into the ground, pushed it down with his foot and pulled up a chunk of soil interlaced with roots and decaying plant matter.
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NNTC 2015 Speaker Presentation

Ways To No-Till That Improve Yields & Profits While Protecting Natural Resources - Bret Margraf - NNTC 2015 Presentation - MP3 Download

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As a farmer, Bret Margraf understands the need to be a businessman and be profitable. As a nutrient management specialist for the Seneca County Conservation District, the no-tiller wants to balance profitability with protecting natural resources. The no-tiller will offer up the best techniques used on his McCutchenville, Ohio, farm where he no-tills corn, soybeans and wheat. View

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