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Zero-Till And Grazing Make For Profitable Partners

A variety of grazing operations, interseeding and nontraditional crops are helping Ryan Boyd push his Canadian zero-till operation to a higher level of success.
The challenges Ryan Boyd and his father, Jim, tackled many years ago to establish zero-till on their Manitoba farm has paid dividends many times, especially last spring.
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Vaderstad Acquires Seed Hawk

Väderstad, a leading European agricultural equipment manufacturer from Sweden, has acquired the Canadian manufacturer Seed Hawk. The deal brings Väderstad closer to the North American market and opens up new possibilities for both Seed Hawk and Väderstad.
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40 Legends Of The Past 40 Years

Check out these highly talented folks who’ve had a tremendous impact on no-till since 1972.

As part of the 40th anniversary of publishing No-Till Farmer, we’ve selected a group of 40 individuals who have made tremendous contributions to the growth and popularity of no-till.

Editor's Note: This article is from the November 2011 issue of No-Till Farmer Conservation Tillage Guide. Not all details are current of this electronic posting.


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Try These Proven Residue-Management Tricks

Regardless of where you farm or the crops you grow, study these solid residue management lessons from no-tillers growing high-yielding grain crops.
Just because you concentrate on no-tilling corn, soybeans or another crop doesn’t mean you can’t pick up plenty of yield-building residue management tricks from other growers. To do a better job of managing residues, check out how these eight Pacific Northwest and western Canadian growers go about managing residues for top profit.
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Manage Your No-Till Stubble

Saskatchewan farmers recognize the value of leaving direct seeded crop stubble standing, since it traps more snow than cut or chopped stubble. It’s especially important in western Canada where as much as one-third of the annual precipitation can come from winter snows, says Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association agrologist Tim Nerbas.
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He Was Lucky!

This no-tiller got solid benefits from using a Phillips rotary harrow to dry wet no-till soils.
Larry Paltzer knows firsthand how valuable it can be to attend the National No-Tillage Conference.
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