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Why No-Tillers are Amazing

With ag prices in the dumpster, it’s easy to become discouraged about what’s happening on America’s farms. But if you awoke in Indianapolis after a 5-year nap, you wouldn’t have known prices were down.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Making No-Till ‘Conventional’ is the Goal

Dedication to conservation and community has driven Dick Wittman and his family business partners to pursue no-till and share knowledge.
We’re not farmers, ranchers or loggers — we’re resource managers. That’s one of many mindset shifts our family has made as we transition from generation to generation farming wildly varying terrain near Lewiston, Idaho.
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Get Paid For No-Tilling!

As no-tillers attempt to cash in on funds available through the 2002 Farm Bill, many are finding themselves at a disadvantage. Instead of being credited for doing a good job of conserving their soils, they’re being punished for having already seen the many benefits of no-tilling.
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Use New Farm Bill To Expand No-Till

No-tillers are already ahead of the curve in making the transition to lower-cost methods of farming.
As a family farm manager and longtime participant in farm policy development, Dick Wittman has mixed emotions about how the new farm bill will influence the behavior of no-tillers.
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Be Money Smart!

While purchasing a drill or planter is the right way to go when transitioning, it may not always be the most cost-effective option.
Dick Wittman is one smart cookie. Nothing that’s remotely involved with his 11,000-acre operation passes across his desk without his personal, careful examination. And its paid off in a big way.
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