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Getting It Done With One-Pass Systems

While some sacrifices are required, more no-tillers are putting down fertilizer with the planter to reduce field passes, boost nutrient efficiency and improve soil health.
The push to increase productivity and yields in agriculture has convinced an increasing number of no-tillers to explore one-pass planting and fertilizing systems.
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8 Areas To Focus On For Higher Wheat Yields

Residue management, proper seeding rates, timely nitrogen applications and scouting for diseases are some of the keys to pushing no-till wheat yields to worthwhile levels
From the Pacific Northwest to the Great Plains to the Eastern Corn Belt, no-tillers John Aeschliman, Dan Forgey, Allen Dean and Romey Bardwell grow different varieties of dryland wheat in different soils in areas receiving vastly different amounts of rain.
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A Well-Rounded Diet Of No-Till Topics

Record conference attendance for Des Moines producers great exchanges on high-powered issues like cover crops, fertility, equipment setups and soil biology
After days of cold weather engulfed the Corn Belt, Mother Nature relented and blessed the National No-Tillage Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, with warmer temperatures and great travel conditions.
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Diverse Cropping Improves No-Till System

South Dakota no-tiller raises 11 different crops, grazes livestock on cover crops.
When the owners of Cronin Farms near Gettysburg, S.D., compared input costs to net profits in 1989, it was clear there was room for improvement in their farming process. Together with their farm manager of 41 years, Dan Forgey, and the rest of the farm’s employees, they began investigating the benefits of no-till.
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