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Taking The Pressure Off No-Till Fields

Growing use of super-sized farm equipment is fueling compaction concerns, but new technology and some common-sense tips about tire pressure can help protect yields and profits.
As farms increase in size and no-tillers face pressure to be more efficient and productive, the size of farm equipment is bringing an ever-present danger of compaction.
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Where Ag Tires Fear To Tread

Corn genetics and changing farm practices are to blame for cornstalks destroying agricultural tires. But there are some solutions.
Sudden downtime is the enemy of any productive farmer, and the sources of trouble these days aren’t just mechanical in nature. No-tillers are fighting a pitched battle with cornstalks that are eroding or puncturing tires on their tractors, combines, sprayers and other equipment.
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No-Tillers Fill Up On Knowledge At Record Event

More than 800 growers from the U.S., Canada and even Africa flocked to the 19th annual National No-Tillage Conference to find new ways of boosting productivity and profits.
No-tillers logged hundreds or even thousands of miles to network, learn and inquire as the 19th annual National No-Tillage Conference (NNTC) in Cincinnati went down as a record-setting event.
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Understanding Tires & Air Pressure

Informed decisions on tires can help avoid soil compaction and punctures from no-till stubble
Do you know the differences between bias and radial tires? Which type is less likely to be punctured by field stubble? Do you understand the ins and outs of manipulating air pressure in tractor tires to avoid soil compaction?
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