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What I’ve Learned From No-Tilling: Patience and Like Minds Yield No-Till Success

From his first no-tilled acres to tweaking cover crops, working with a ‘No-Till Club’ helps Jim Riesberg forge ahead.
About 75% OF the acres around me still aren’t no-tilled. I can’t blame them. It wasn’t the easiest change to make, but it’s well worth it in my opinion.
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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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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Locked Down No-Till System Protects Sloping Fields, Profits

Iowa no-tiller and American Soybean Assn. chairman Ray Gaesser is adapting his no-till system to better manage aggressive weather patterns.
We thought we had no-till down pretty good, at least as far as controlling water erosion, but Mother Nature always likes to put you in your place when you get a little too confident.
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Biosolids, Technology Boost Dryland No-Till

Nutrient-laden sludge, terraces, precision ag and equipment improvements help Nebraska no-tiller reclaim unproductive fields.
Had Dave Nielsen simply accepted the early tales of frustration he heard, no-till might not have become the dominant practice on his dryland farm. Instead, he decided to place more trust in early no-till innovators and university experts in his area.
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No-Till Weed Wisdom

Don’t let a sudden shift in weed species convince you to bring out the disc.
After attending a number of no-till meetings and conferences, Blair, Neb., no-tiller Tim Andersen knew weeds could be conquered with plenty of good planning before no-tilling.
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It’s What Works For You

Ed and Jim Myer have “personalized” no-tillage to meet their farm’s soil conditions.
Heavy clay loam soils and cold, wet springtime soil conditions have caused Ed and Jim Myer to tailor a conservation program that meets their farm operation's challenging characteristics.
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Using Nature’s Natural Tillage

The concept of tillage has taken on an entirely different form on this farm.
Snow falls, temperatures plummet and winds whip through the Loess hills of Valparaiso, Neb. It may seem hard to beleive for many no-tillers, but it’s Kurt Ohnoutka’s favorite time of the year.
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