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No-Till Highlights: Nov. 3, 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 TOTAL ACRE.
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What I've Learned from No-Tilling

Intercropping, Cover Crops Yield More Residue, Fewer Inputs & More Income

On the dry, wind-swept Colorado plains, more residue above and roots below are critical to John Heermann’s no-till system.

SOIL HEALTH DRIVES nearly every farm management decision I make these days. It’s why I use a stripper header, diversify my rotation, use cover crops and am ramping up intercropping. It even determines what gifts I send to my landlords on the holidays (books on soil health)


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[Podcast] Maximizing Sunlight and Carbon with Intercropping

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we caught up with Gaston, Indiana, no-tiller Jason Mauck by phone and he shared some details about how his ever-evolving Constant Canopy system works and some of the experiments he’s been implementing to utilize the abundant manure generated by the 12,000 hogs in his operation.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we caught up with Gaston, Indiana, no-tiller Jason Mauck by phone and he shared some details about how his ever-evolving Constant Canopy system works and some of the experiments he’s been implementing to utilize the abundant manure generated by the 12,000 hogs in his operation.
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10 Tips for Separating Intercrops

Manitoba producer Nick Boundy offered the following tips about separating intercrops at an intercropping workshop in Brandon, Manitoba. Boundy grows 1,000 acres of organic and 3,600 acres of conventional grain, including intercrops, at his farm near Boissevain, where he also operates a custom seed cleaning business.
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Systems Approach Makes Canadian No-Till Farm More Resilient

Derek and Tannis Axten use a low-disturbance, high-diversity no-till system to keep tabs on their soil health ‘bank balance’ and improve their farm ground in Saskatchewan.
Derek and Tannis Axten use a low-disturbance, high-diversity no-till system to keep tabs on their soil health ‘bank balance’ and improve their farm ground in Saskatchewan.
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Filling the Intercropping Info Gap

Intercropping formula promises food security in Sahel Africa
Sometimes, growing two crops simultaneously on the same piece of land — called intercropping — can benefit farmers. But it needs careful planning and resource management.
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