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Better Soils with the No-Till System

A publication to help farmers understand and improve their soil health through no-till systems.
Productive agriculture depends on healthy soil. Soil guarantees that nutrients are made available in sufficient amounts during a plant’s life cycle and it holds water that is then available to plants. It also provides many critical ecosystem functions that are necessary for life. In this free publication from Penn State University, you’ll learn how you can protect this valuable resource through no-till.
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Fine-Tune No-Till Drills For Better Cover Crop Seeding

Whether it’s getting cover-crop mixes seeded properly, or determining the right planting depth, equipment experts and no-tillers themselves offer tips on improving cover-crop seeding with no-till drills.
From airplanes and helicopters to highboy seeders, spreaders and planters, there are plenty of options for seeding cover crops. But many no-tillers prefer to use the tried-and-true no-till drills to seed covers.
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Short-Season Corn Hybrids Could Expand Cover-Crop Seeding Window

Recent improvements to early-season corn hybrids could help no-tillers raise 200-bushel crops, seed cover crops earlier and capitalize on price advantages.
One obstacle to cover-crop adoption in cooler northern climates has been the typically narrow window for getting covers quickly seeded and established after corn harvest to capture benefits to no-till soils.
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How Ag Can Reduce Greenhouse Gasses

The American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America published a report titled “Agriculture’s Role in Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Capture.” The report highlights five ways to reduce emissions or increase capture of greenhouse gasses in agriculture.
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