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Uniform No-Till Corn Emergence Takes A 365 Day Commitment

Your goal from harvest-time to the day you no-till the next crop is to create an environment where the entire crop can emerge at one time.
Planting depth is no place to get creative if you want to achieve uniform stands and optimize no-till corn yields. Paul Jasa, University of Nebraska Extension ag engineer, believes uniformity should be every grower’s goal.
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Take Two Cuts In One Pass

This Washington producer added a second cutter for more effective management of small grains residue.
As Ron Kile began to study how no-till would fit into his farming operation, he had one lingering concern: residue management.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Management Duties And Profits Both Rise In Move To No-Tilling

Switching to no-till doesn’t necessarily mean more free time, but you will trade iron and tractor time for a thinking cap and a fatter wallet.
When people ask me for a quick answer to justify shifting to no-tillage, the best one I can come up with is this: Yield is not measured in bushels or tons per acre. Yield is measured in net dollars per acre. No-tilling equals more dollars in the bank.
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