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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: No-Till Proving Not To Be a 'Drain' For Illinois Grower

Long-time no-tiller Doug Harford was among the earliest pioneering conservation farmers to break ground on drainage, yield mapping, grid soil sampling and strip-till
Back in 1973, I never thought I would be a lifetime farmer. But when Dad decided to retire, corn was $4 a bushel and nitrogen was just 3 cents per pound. The future looked bright for agriculture. Most times, it still does.
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5 Ways to Improve Your No-Till Corn Planter

Before you drop seed into the ground this spring, consider these planter set-up techniques to improve your planting performance.
The healthy futures prices for crop commodities probably has you chomping at the bit to get into the field and begin no-tilling your crops.
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Make No-Tilling Easier, More Accurate

John Deere is introducing several new planter ideas that will prove especially valuable under no-till conditions.
John Deere says recent improvements to their planter lineup will let you seed a wide variety of crops more accurately and faster, which is especially important as no-till acres continue to increase.
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Drill Modifications Fit Needs

These Washington no-tillers built their own no-till drill to direct seed steep slopes.
To stop erosion on slopes as steep as 50 percent in the Skyrocket Hills near Prescott, Wash., Mike Thomas, Sr. and his son Mike, Jr., haven’t cultivated any ground since 1985.
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