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Cashing In On No-Till

Custom seeding and direct payments are helping growers give new systems a try.
When it comes to serving a specific cropping niche, few folks work with one that’s any narrower than Dale Kopf. The Genesee, Idaho, custom seeder is offering strictly no-till seeding in the Pacific Northwest, where the system is also known as direct-seeding.
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No-Tillers Soak Up Profit-Building Ideas At NNTC In Cincinnati

From continuous corn residue challenges to rent negotiations to cover crops and fertilizer management, 766 attendees found plenty of knowledgable tips to improve their no-till systems.
Their optimism as warm as the record-high temperatures that welcomed them in Cincinnati, no-tillers making up one of the largest crowds in the 16-year history of the National No-Tillage Conference eagerly absorbed information from top-notch presenters, as well as each other.
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Move Cautiously If You Want To No-Till Expiring CRP Land

Additional acreage could become available, but is it worth the cost to farm? Here are tips on finding the land and determining its suitability for no-till cropping.
Booming prices for corn and soybeans have no-tillers looking to add additional acreage, and one source that might become available is expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acreage. From Oct. 1, 2007, to Oct. 1, 2010, more than 13.4 million acres are scheduled to come out of the program.
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