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No-Till Briefs: February 2024

  • Hula Sets World Corn Yield Record with 623 Bushels
  • No-Till & Cover Crops Reduce Prevent-Plant Risk
  • Fire, Electricity Dangerous Methods of Weed Management
  • Soybean Yields Unaffected By Widespread Wisconsin Drought
  • Single Gene Responsible for Herbicide Resistance
  • Survey Finds Cover Crop Incentives Work
  • Covers Keep No-Till Field 49 Degrees Cooler Than Bare Soil
  • Study Finds Biodigesters Increase Residue Decomposition

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No-Tiller's Cover-Cropped Acres 49 Degrees Cooler Than Bare Ground in High Heat

Management strategies, termination times & seed mixtures are all important aspects of a successful plan
It may have taken a “double-dog dare” for Oklahoma no-tiller Jimmy Emmons to try different crops and different cover crops in his rotation, but many of those experiments have paid big dividends in what Emmons calls “wow” moments.
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Rolling Down Cover Crops

Originally developed in South America, over the last decade roller-crimpers have become more popular in the U.S. as more no-tillers add cover crops to their system. These photos show some of the rollers invented and how some no-tillers are using them on their operations. To learn more about rollers and crimpers, see the article “Rolling, Crimping Can Help No-Tillers Use Covers Better."

No-Tillers Share Their Planter & Drill Setups

No-tillers from across the country share how they've set up their no-till planters to handle their specific conditions and help them achieve their goals.

Tweaking Plans for More Profits

Jordan and Katie Hancock of Fulton, Ky., have made adjustments to their equipment and cropping rotation in attempts to protect and improve their soils and profits. To learn about their operation, see the article “Adjusting Equipment, Adding Crops Improves No-Till Operation” from the October 2015 issue.

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