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[Podcast] Smashing Yield Records Using Regenerative Ag with Russell Hedrick

In today’s episode of the podcast, brought to you by SOURCE®️ by Sound Agriculture, we bring you a replay of North Carolina no-tiller Russell Hedrick’s 2023 National No-Tillage Conference presentation detailing the specific practices that propelled him to record-setting corn and soybean yields.
In today’s episode of the podcast, brought to you by SOURCE®️ by Sound Agriculturewe bring you a replay of North Carolina no-tiller Russell Hedrick’s 2023 National No-Tillage Conference presentation detailing the specific practices that propelled him to record-setting corn and soybean yields.



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Ag States of America: North Carolina

The holiday season would be very different without North Carolina, the nation’s No. 1 producer of sweet potatoes — a staple of family casseroles — and the No. 2 producer of Christmas trees. See what other festive facts the Tar Heel State has to offer in this episode of Ag States of America, brought to you by Pivot Bio.
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[Podcast] Turning a Profit and Improving the Health of Thin, Abused, Piedmont Soils

In this No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Copperhead Ag, we welcome North Carolina no-tiller Jim Howard to share the lessons he’s learned from no-tilling corn, soybeans and wheat.
In this No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Copperhead Ag, we welcome North Carolina no-tiller Jim Howard to share the lessons he’s learned from no-tilling corn, soybeans and wheat.
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Livestock, Cover Crops Take No-Till Soils, Profits To New Levels

No-tillers looking to improve soil health and biology, and diversify their sources of income should consider integrating cover crops and rotational grazing of livestock to get the most benefit for their buck.
The changes that transformed Russell Hedrick's no-till farm began somewhat innocently a few years ago, when he asked his NRCS conservationist for suggestions on suppressing winter weeds and controlling erosion.
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Cover Crops Smother Weeds, Slash Input Costs, Bring Soils To Life

Manure, covers and more than 4 decades of no-till helped North Carolina farmer Ray Styer rejuvenate old tobacco acres and eliminate the need for commercial fertilizers on his small farm.
Looking out over my fields today, it’s hard to imagine them as the rundown acres I originally purchased with my wife back in 1958.
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