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No-Tilling Makes Continuous Cropping Work in Dry Climate

Leaning on the expertise of local researchers, Carl Vandermolen has diversified his no-till rotation and found another level of soil health.
The Gallatin Valley is a bustling place. Snug in the shadow of towering Rocky Mountain peaks, the valley is home to Montana State University, the hip and thriving town of Bozeman and a diverse, often progressive community of farmers — ranging from container hydroponic growers of salad greens to large-scale commercial producers — that make it feel more like a California valley than one in Montana.
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Identifying Key Strategies for Slowing the Growth of Herbicide Resistance

Weed specialist Larry Steckel to share how to delay the spread of herbicide resistance with proper weed management at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
Weed specialist Larry Steckel to share how to delay the spread of herbicide resistance with proper weed management at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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Halt Emergence to Wipe Out Lambsquarters

While its seed bank can survive for years, pre-emergence applications and leaving seeds vulnerable to predation can keep this weed under control.
While its seed bank can survive for years, pre-emergence applications and leaving seeds vulnerable to predation can keep this weed under control.
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Zapping Weeds, Smashing Seeds

With growing concerns about herbicide resistance, Australia no-tillers are looking at new non-chemical ways to control serious weed problems. While the 2013 no-till acreage in Australia was 43.7 million acres, there’s some thought that the country’s no-till acres have declined in recent years due to herbicide resistance worries.
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Light Tillage Not the Answer

A few months back, Ohio State University agronomists produced a website article suggesting that no-tillers consider limited tillage. They felt numerous concerns with soil damage, weed control and disease pathogens and insects that survive on crop residue could be remedied with light tillage.
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