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25 Tips To Get Drills, Planters In Tip-Top Working Order

No-tillers, equipment experts share their annual drill and planter maintenance checklists that are must-dos for successful stands.
There may be nothing worse for no-tillers than heading to the fields in the spring and being sidelined by a maintenance issue with their planter — especially if the window of opportunity to plant is tight and the breakdown could have been avoided.
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Keeton Seed Firmer Makes It Two In A Row

From equipment to crop protection to precision tools, No-Till Farmer readers rated the best-performing no-till products for 2010.
With major rainfall events pelting many regions of the U.S. prior to and during the 2010 production season, field conditions were a big concern for no-tillers — not just in preparing fields for planting, but also no-tilling crops properly.
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Key Traits in Corn Hybrids, Soybean Varieties Can Maximize No-Till Success

Early season vigor, standability, stay-green and disease tolerance are among the top criteria for selecting seed that excels in no-till.
With 32 years experience no-tilling corn and 29 years no-tilling soybeans, western Ohio farmer Jim Longenecker has given a great deal of thought to what he wants in a hybrid for no-till.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Equipment Dealer Brings No-Till Expertise To Growers

From the ABC's of no-till planters to how you can test your ag equipment dealer's no-till savvy, Dave Dum shares his knowledge
The steady growth of no-till farming in the Chesapeake Bay areas of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia has become a classic example of putting conservation farming methods to work to help save a major natural resource.
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Will Lawyers Rule Pesticides?

Several recent developments in the pesticide area represent disturbing examples of how the environmentalists pay little attention to scientific facts. As a result, several pesticides and genetically modified organism (GMO) corn hybrids are under increased fire from lawyers and governmental agencies that could impact no-tillers.
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