Items Tagged with 'Dakota Lakes Research Farm'

ARTICLES

[Podcast] Fixing Broken Ecosystem Cycles with Dwayne Beck

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Bio-Till Cover Crops, we followed up with the recently-retired manager of Dakota Lakes Research Farm, Dwayne Beck about his time at Dakota Lakes and how he came to develop some of his controversial beliefs.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Bio-Till Cover Crops, we followed up with the recently-retired manager of Dakota Lakes Research Farm, Dwayne Beck about his time at Dakota Lakes and how he came to develop some of his controversial beliefs.
Read More
cover crop mix vujc

Top 10 Things to Know About Cover Crops

When used appropriately, cover crops can improve soil health, boost nutrient cycling, manage soil moisture, suppress weeds, feed livestock and more. But it's important to consider cover crops in the context where they will be growing, says Dwayne Beck, recently-retired director of Dakota Lakes Research Farm.
Read More

Dakota Lakes Research Farm Hiring New Manager

After many years of service, Dwayne Beck is retiring from Dakota lakes Research Farm, opening up an opportunity for someone interested in applied agronomics. Here's the job posting.
After many years of service, Dwayne Beck is retiring from Dakota lakes Research Farm, opening up an opportunity for someone interested in applied agronomics.
Read More
Curtis-and-Kerry-Sue.jpg
What I've Learned from No-Tilling

Leveling Up and Paring Down for Better No-Till Results

Integrating no-till, then cover crops, cattle, compost, autoinducers and more are ramping up performance for this Colorado dryland producer.
We keep hitting new levels with our no-till system. There’s no stopping and it keeps farming interesting — certainly more interesting than the traditional wheat-fallow rotation we used to follow.
Read More
David-Johnson

In Depth: The Money-Making Power of Soil Microbes

Reducing soil disturbance, increasing plant diversity and adding livestock to farms accelerates soil health and productivity, helping growers stay profitable, soil experts say.
The challenge ahead for farmers is to produce more food on a declining land area, with soils and ecosystems that are continually being degraded — all while using less water, energy and natural resources under difficult economic circumstances.
Read More

[Podcast] The Shoulders on Which We Stand ... The Living Legends of No-Till History

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast series, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we hear directly from Frank Lessiter, long-time editor of <em>No-Till Farmer</em>, who has covered no-tillage for 45 years.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast series, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we hear directly from Frank Lessiter, long-time editor of No-Till Farmer, who has covered no-tillage for 45 years.
Read More
Laura Barrera
From the Desk of Laura Barrera

Will Politics Affect Your Crop Rotation?

Two of the biggest issues President Trump focused on during his election campaign were ending illegal immigration, mainly from Mexico, and trade policy. And now U.S. corn farmers may feel the backlash of that agenda.
Read More

[Podcast] How to Diversify Your No-Till Rotation

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., the director of the Dakota Lakes Research Farm Dwayne Beck continues discussing the importance of diversity in a cropping system and how to create a rotation that’s not consistent in either sequence or interval.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., the director of the Dakota Lakes Research Farm Dwayne Beck continues discussing the importance of diversity in a cropping system and how to create a rotation that’s not consistent in either sequence or interval.
Read More

Top Articles

Current Issue

NTF_July_0722_Cover-200.jpg

No-Till Farmer

Get full access NOW to the most comprehensive, powerful and easy-to-use online resource for no-tillage practices. Just one good idea will pay for your subscription hundreds of times over.

Subscribe Now

View More

Must Read Free Eguides

Download these helpful knowledge building tools

View More
Top Directory Listings