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[Podcast] Improving Efficiency, Profits, and Soil Health with No-Till

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, we'll hear about improving efficiency, profits and soil health with no-till from three points of view: Veteran no-tiller Mark Chapman, who systematically refines his operation; Andrew Reuschel, whose system is guided by his profitable use of soil-building cover crops; and Alan Smock, who is always looking for ways to prevent further erosion and nutrient loss on rolling ground.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, we'll hear about improving efficiency, profits and soil health with no-till from three points of view: Veteran no-tiller Mark Chapman, who systematically refines his operation; Andrew Reuschel, whose system is guided by his profitable use of soil-building cover crops; and Alan Smock, who is always looking for ways to prevent further erosion and nutrient loss on rolling ground.
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If Lawmakers Were to Say ‘Yes,’ Your History with No-Till, Cover Crops and Rotations Could Slice Insurance Costs by $4.50 Per Acre

Passage of a unique concept that got Congressional consideration during the writing of the 2018 Farm Bill could put more dollars in the pockets of no-tillers. It’s an idea that farmers who use no-till, cover crops and conservation-minded crop rotations to protect the soil should be rewarded with an equivalent of auto insurance’s “good driver discount” when it comes to paying crop insurance premiums.
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No-Till, Cereal Rye Help Improve Crops on Sloping Fields

Randy Linville, who with his nephew, Dan, no-tills 1,700 acres of corn and soybeans near DeKalb, Mo., discusses how no-tilling, terraces and cereal rye seeded as a cover crop has sharply reduced soil erosion on their hilly terrain, and how a dedicated grid sampling program is helping the family get more bang for the buck with their fertilizer dollars.
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