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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Donning No-Till Armor To Save Soils

Lucas Criswell is pushing his 30-year no-till system another step higher by seeding row crops into taller cover crops and using precision technology to safeguard nutrients and the environment.
I wish I could rewind and start over no-tilling with what I know now. The longer we no-till, the more we learn about what was really happening in our fields as we made the transition, and what we could have done then to take our soils farther, faster.
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No-Till Tradition, Passion For Change Fuel Miller Farms

Wisconsin no-tillers make use of cover crops, gypsum, winter wheat and precision ag to enhance soil biology and bump up no-till yields.
Five years ago, Nick and Luke Miller returned to Miller Farms near Oconomowoc, Wis., bringing with them a passion for change that works well with the no-till tradition their father, Bob, began 16 years ago.
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Slugs Get A Leg Up On No-Tillers

Oozing under the research radar for years, these slimy seedling-gnawing pests are getting the full attention of no-tillers with increased no-till and cover crop acres producing lots of habitat
A Beer shortage would likely result if no-tillers resorted to the tried-and-true garden fix of drowning slugs in plates of beer.
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Slug-Control Product Escapes Notice

Sluggo is used mostly in the West, despite research showing that it could be a boon to no-tillers.
Although it has been available for several years, an often-overlooked, environ- mentally friendly slug-control product is gaining popularity in the United States and could provide an alternative to metaldehyde- based products for no-tillers.
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