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Winter Cover, Better Spraying Build Stronger Soil, Cleaner Fields

Kentucky no-tiller Jack Estes is seeing promising results from keeping his fields covered as much as possible, switching up herbicides and improving sprayer performance.
The Estes family may have adopted no-till in 1983 to avoid picking rocks, but in the 32 years since they’ve seen many more advantages to giving up the plow.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: It Pays To Listen To Your Dad About No-Till

Twenty-three years after his father suggested they no-till, Wisconsin farmer Dan Stokes no-tills corn as early as possible, grows diverse rotations, custom no-tills and milks cows, too.
Twenty-five years ago, my father, Loren Stokes, and I milked and fed a 100-cow dairy herd and were also tilling about 300 acres of farmland. Needless to say, we were busy daylight to dark. We both decided we were working too hard.
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Removing No-Till Obstacles

Residue managers should move trash so gauge wheels run level, drop seed consistently and produce uniform, high-yielding stands.
No-tilling corn and soybeans presents many challenges to producers across the country, especially within continuous corn and other high-residue environments.
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The No-Till Answer Man!

As part of this continuing series, an Indiana farmer tackles your most frequently asked no-tilling questions.
Here are my thoughts on questions recently asked by No-Till Farmer readers. Remember that your particular farming circumstances may result in entirely different answers to these particular concerns.
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Rockin’ With No-Till

Where corn is no-tilled today, there were 23,110 Union and Confederate casualties on the bloodiest day of the Civil War.
When thousands of troops walked around the huge rocks and out of the corn fields on the morning of Sept. 17, 1862, in the bloody Battle of Antietam, little did they know that 19,510 soldiers would be wounded and 3,600 killed on this single, gruesome day.
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