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You’ve Got To Start With Clean No-Till Fields

There’s no substitute for a two-pass herbicide program to keep weeds from stealing nutrients and sunlight and hurting yield potential
One of the most important steps in no-till weed control is to start with a clean field. This means you should use a burndown treatment to make sure the field is clean at or shortly after planting.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Strip-Tilling Boosts Yields With Colder, Heavier Soils

Yield monitor data indicates this Iowa father and son team may be able to slash nitrogen needs with corn by as much as 80 pounds per acre.
My first “no-tilling” experiences were in 1989 when I planted soybeans directly into old corn rows. I saw immediate labor and fuel savings and harvested yields that were consistent with conventional tilling.
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