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Milan No-Till Field Day Showed Real-World Results

Rare industry-university collaboration fast-tracked the knowledge & at-scale product demos on the promising farm practice.
Every no-tiller in the Southeast knows of University of Tennessee’s (UT) “Milan No-Till Field Day.” The AgResearch & Education Center at Milan was established in 1962 on former Milan Army Ammunition Plant land. Today, nearly 700 acres of cropland are used for research.
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No-Till Highlights: Week of April 27, 2022

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. “No-Till Farmer's Best of the Web" is brought to you by Mixmate by PRAXIDYN.
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University Researchers Battle Over No-Till ‘Fad’

Late Allis-Chalmers’ marketing exec recalls the opposition no-till faced as its champions tried to gain ground in the practice’s adoption.

Having spent 39 years in the farm equipment industry, I was fully aware of the fact that new machines aren’t unanimously accepted everywhere immediately. Thank goodness they aren’t, as the factory couldn’t keep up if a deluge of farm equipment tool orders had come from everywhere at the same time. 


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What Ever Happened to the Legendary Allis-Chalmers’ No-Till Planter?

Landoll Corp. acquired Allis-Chalmers landmark no-till innovation in 1993 and rebranded it as the Quadra-Planter.
Allis-Chalmers (A-C) is widely credited with designing, manufacturing and selling the first “commercially successful” no-tillage planters in 1966. Landoll Corp. acquired Allis-Chalmers landmark no-till innovation in 1993 and rebranded it as the Quadra-Planter.
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[Podcast] An Allis-Chalmers History Lesson with Tim Brannon

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, Tim Brannon, former Allis-Chalmers territory manager and current president of B&G Equipment, Paris, Tenn., talks with Frank Lessiter about the early days of Allis-Chalmers and shares some memorable stories from the road as he introduced no-till planters to growers around the world.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, Tim Brannon, former Allis-Chalmers territory manager and current president of B&G Equipment, Paris, Tenn., talks with Frank Lessiter about the early days of Allis-Chalmers and shares some memorable stories from the road as he introduced no-till planters to growers around the world.
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The No-Till Planter Race: Did IH Get There Before A-C?

International Harvester appears to have been the first to come to market with a no-till concept planter — 13 years before Allis-Chalmers’ model found commercial success in 1966. But IH exited production just 2 years later after only 23 shipments.
As our staff was delving into research for the “Timeline of No-Till History," ​the No-Till Museum we’ll be bringing to the National No-Tillage Conference in Louisville, and an all-new history series planned in 2022 to mark the “triple crown” of no-till milestones, we discovered some mystery over the first no-till planter. And it’s the kind of discovery that’s sure to fuel additional debates.
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