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Honoring Leaders, Pioneers in the No-Till Community

The 26th class of No-Till Innovators led advancements in no-tilling by championing organic no-till, no-till tobacco, innovative planter attachments, robust educational events and farmer networks.
Two individuals and two organizations were recognized as the 26th class of No-Till Innovators for their commitment to the advancement of no-till farming systems in North America and worldwide.
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Purdue Ag Economy Barometer Finds That Most Growers Still New to Using Cover Crops

Out of 400 large-acreage growers surveyed, 41% are currently seeding covers on their operations.
The practice of using cover crops still has plenty of room for growth, according to the results of the August Purdue Ag Economy Barometer. Forty-one percent of growers with production of more than $500,000 annually said they are currently using cover crops, while 65% of growers responded that they had either used cover crops in the past or were currently using covers.
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Holistic Approach: Better Grazing with No-Till, Cover Crops

A South Dakota grower manages 10,000 acres to improve soil health, capture moisture and save money with fewer equipment passes and less labor.

CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA IS notoriously dry. The region only receives 18 inches of rain, on average, per year, compared to the U.S. average of 38 inches. Farming in such dry conditions is a challenge, to say the least.


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