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Rick Clark

Rolling Covers, Planting Non-GMOs ‘Green’ Leads to Efficient, Thriving No-Till System

By relying on good farm data to improve their operation, Rick Clark and family are capitalizing on the non-GMO crop market while cutting costs, building soil health and stabilizing yields.
Yield doesn’t drive Rick Clark’s no-till system. Instead, the fifth generation no-tiller intensely focuses on building soil health as the driver of his family’s 7,000-acre operation near Williamsport, Ind.
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[Video] Complete No-Till System Change in the Missouri Bootheel

Dexter, Mo., grower Johnny Hunter discusses his decision to switch from the conventionally tilled, furrow irrigated, 38-inch raised beds to a no-till system to with cover-crop mixes to improve soil health and profitability as he raises field corn, popcorn, cotton, non-GMO soybeans, rice and pumpkins. He also discusses outfitting his John Deere DB60 planter with DawnBiologic cover crop roller units to ‘plant green.’
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Is There A Good Alternative Soybean?

Non-GMO and specialty soybeans offer growers the possibility of solid yields, management of glyphosate resistance and good financial returns — if they can identify a market
Soybeans that tolerate glyphosate have accounted for more than 90% of U.S. soybean acreage for much of the past decade. But no-tillers may be able to find conventional soybeans or alternatives to Roundup Ready that are more profitable due to premiums and offer the added bonus of managing for glyphosate resistance by using herbicides with differing modes of action.
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