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Protecting Yields, Safeguarding The Environment

Frequent soil testing, timely applications and deep placement of fertilizer are some key practices for these nutrient-management stewards.
Onfarm research, equipment setups and deep placement of fertilizer are among the tools that helped three no-tillers improve their nutrient management and profitability on their farms, and also win admiration from their peers.
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Custom Planters Offer Advice And Money-Making No-Till Ideas

Early adoption of no-till led to requests for assistance and, eventually, a business that supplements their own farming.
Good business sense plus compassion for their fellow no-till farmers have partnered to create a scattering of custom no-till planting and/or equipment rental enterprises. Here are solid ideas from five entrepreneurs to think about, whether you’re a veteran or novice no-tiller.
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Stretch Your No-Tilling Window

Weather protected seed expands the no-till planting window, no-tillers believe, dropping labor needs by 30 percent when it comes to getting crops planted on time.
Would it make you nervous to no-till a field of corn in mid-March and then not see the plants pop out of the ground until sometime in May?
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