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Unlocking the Yield Potential of No-Tilled Corn

No-tiller Darren Grumbine has logged 300-bushel-per-acre corn by taking care of the soil and managing nutrients efficiently and responsibly.
Darren Grumbine is leaving no stone unturned in his quest to maximize yield production on his no-till operation, whether that means tweaking equipment or casting a critical on eye on long-held assumptions about nutrient and disease management.
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[Video] Furrow Runner Tool Saves Irrigation Water, Sidedresses Corn

Dexter, Mo., no-tiller Johnny Hunter discusses his Furrow Runner implement that cuts narrow trenches in the soil for irrigation water to flow in high-residue no-tilled fields. Fashioned from an old 18-row Orthaman Mfg. BedLister, he also uses the unit to sidedress corn with 28-0-0-4 or 32% at V2-V4 with the help of CDS-John Blue Visa-Gage II flow monitors, John Deere GreenStar rate controller and a 1,700-gallon tank pulled behind.
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Ingenious Toolbar Offers Great Capacity, Flexibility For Strip-Tiller

Shane Houck designed a 60-foot-wide, front-folding-frame toolbar for strip-tilling, planting corn and soybeans and sidedressing corn, too.
Just down the road from the machine shed of Pennville, Ind., strip-tiller Shane Houck, a tan boulder stands halfway between the edge of the cornfield and the county blacktop. Cut into the top of the rock is the inscription, “Houck Homestead Farm 1838.”
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