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Seed Precision Takes Profitability To A New Level

Technologies that place seed in the ideal location eliminate waste,maximize production and make costly seed perform efficiently.
Today, there’s a lot of incentive to get the right seed in the right place with the right inputs so it can produce to its maximum potential. Seed costs are soaring due to new in-plant technologies and hungry new mouths are born every second.
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7 Reasons To No-Till Soybeans In 2010

More and more growers each year are no-tilling soybeans. If you are not already planting your soybeans no-till, University of Illinois Natural Resources educator Bob Frazee says there are seven important reasons why you may want to consider no-tilling them next spring.
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Taking Control Of Your Traffic

Tramlines are an inexpensive way to control traffic patterns, while controlled traffic has greater long-term benefits for no-tillers.
Research from around the world clearly documents that yield losses occur as a result of equipment passes through the field. Yield reductions occur from either direct damage to the standing crop or from the compacting of the soil, or both.
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Shakeout Reshaping Ethanol Industry

A still-emerging ethanol industry that has already pushed many no-tillers into continuous corn — and which could eventually lead them to new biomass crops or even selling crop residue — appears to be in an early shakeout period.
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Despite The Known Benefits, Use Of Cover Crops Still Lags

Agronomists say more concrete information about costs and implementation must be provided before no-tillers widely adopt cover crops.
No-tillers are keenly aware of the benefits that cover crops can provide to their soil, yet a recent survey funded by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture indicates that cover crop usage lags.
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