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[Podcast] Healthy Plants Grow in Healthy Soils — and Understanding Why That Is

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing Company, principal scientist at Rhizoterra Inc. Jill Clapperton discusses the characteristics of healthy soils and the importance of building soil structure in creating a diverse, viable no-till system.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing Company, principal scientist at Rhizoterra Inc. Jill Clapperton discusses the characteristics of healthy soils and the importance of building soil structure in creating a diverse, viable no-till system.
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Building a Thriving Soil Biological Community at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference

NRCS Soil Health Division team leader from Lexington, Ky., to present on healthy soil ecosystems and their important soil functions at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
NRCS Soil Health Division team leader from Lexington, Ky., to present on healthy soil ecosystems and their important soil functions at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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From the Desk of John Dobberstein

The No-Till ‘Iceberg’ Effect

As the NRCS touts “No-Till November,” here’s a quick refresher about the value of leaving residue on the soil surface for its benefit to soil biology belowground.
As the NRCS touts “No-Till November,” here’s a quick refresher about the value of leaving residue on the soil surface for its benefit to soil biology belowground.
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30 Years of No-Tilling Yields Healthier Soils, Better Planting

Marshall Alford's decades-long experiences with cover crops and no-till corn and soybeans have helped him protect and preserve the soil, improve crop emergence and boost his fertility program.
Marshall Alford's decades-long experiences with cover crops and no-till corn and soybeans have helped him protect and preserve the soil, improve crop emergence and boost his fertility program.
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No-Till Or Not — Compacted Soils Compact Profitability

These simple tips can help no-tillers identify, prevent and remedy soil compaction before it makes a dent in their yields.
As farm equipment gets larger and heavier, yield loss and profit reduction caused by soil compaction is becoming more frequent. Fortunately, growers adopting no-till systems reduce the number of passes across each field and the overall risk of compaction.
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