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Digging Deeper to Find Nitrogen-Rich Treasures

Soil samples are typically taken from 6-12 inches, but Ray Weil believes no-tillers must go much deeper to discover the true nature of nutrient availability.
Most no-tillers perform various types of soil sampling on prescribed schedules to gain insight into myriad soil health performance indicators, including nutrient and mineral content, as well as soil organic matter.
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Making Dollars And ‘Sense’ With No-Till

From spraying to planting to soil sampling, Missouri no-tiller Garrett Riekhof crunches the math on nearly every equipment and precision investment to get the highest possible ‘ROI’ to the bottom line.
When it comes to running a no-till operation precisely and profitably, Garrett Riekhof pushes the pencil on every aspect of his fifth-generation farm.
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Take Soil Samples With Precision Ag In Mind

Define variability and create a plan with the help of an agronomist to maximize fertilizer efficiency and profits.
With precision ag technology available to spread fertilizer at variable rates, soil testing is essential to make fertilizer prescriptions. Soil tests will give a basis for fine-tuning fertilizer and manure inputs so they are used cost effectively on your farm
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Better Soils, Fertility Management Give Indiana No-Tiller Better Results

Gypsum, drainage and a wiser approach to fertility have improved soil biology and corn and soybean yields for Jack Maloney.
Jack Maloney used to be your typical farmer when it came to managing soil and fertility. He relied heavily on his local co-op for recommendations — after all, their agronomists had spent years in school studying science, chemistry and biology.
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