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[Podcast] Building Resilience in Your No-Till Soils

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Midwest Bio-Tech, we're joined by Jamie Patton, a senior outreach specialist for the nutrient and pest management program for the University of Wisconsin who shares her insights on sequestering carbon in the soil and the impact microbes, fungi, and organic matter have on the soil biome.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Midwest Bio-Tech, we're joined by Jamie Patton, a senior outreach specialist for the nutrient and pest management program for the University of Wisconsin who shares her insights on sequestering carbon in the soil and the impact microbes, fungi, and organic matter have on the soil biome.
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Tips for Keeping Corn Rootworms from Eating Your Yields

After a 12-year run of successful Western corn rootworm control, resistance to Herculex RW in Iowa spotlights the need for redoubling pest management tactics.
Corn rootworm management continues to become more complex, particularly in light of the announcement in late October, 2018, that the pest has shown resistance to the Herculex trait in northeastern Iowa.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: No-Till Isn’t The Goal – It’s Sustainability

Improving the soil resource — even within long-term no-till — is one way Hans Kok believes farmers will hit higher, sustainable yields.
I've spent a good portion of my career helping producers adopt no-till practices through extension, as a Monsanto no-till specialist and, most recently, as a crop consultant.
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No-Till’s Measuring Stick

Cover crops, stacked rotations and soil cover of 60% or more after seeding are among the pillars of quality, continuous no-till, Rolf Derpsch says.

No-till may be practiced on more agricultural acres in the U.S. than any other country in the world. But South American no-till consultant Rolf Derpsch believes growers here shouldn’t be satisfied.


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