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No-Till Briefs: February 2024

  • Hula Sets World Corn Yield Record with 623 Bushels
  • No-Till & Cover Crops Reduce Prevent-Plant Risk
  • Fire, Electricity Dangerous Methods of Weed Management
  • Soybean Yields Unaffected By Widespread Wisconsin Drought
  • Single Gene Responsible for Herbicide Resistance
  • Survey Finds Cover Crop Incentives Work
  • Covers Keep No-Till Field 49 Degrees Cooler Than Bare Soil
  • Study Finds Biodigesters Increase Residue Decomposition

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Who Says You Can’t ‘Grow’ New Topsoil?

America’s oldest farming operation is profiting from improved soil quality and no-till cropping on mined land
The Shirley Plantation traces its roots back to 1613 as the oldest continuous farming operation in North America. Charles Carter, the 11th generation of the family, says it has turned into an extremely diversified, highly innovative no-till operation.
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New Dry Manure Injector Holds Promise

A machine that can inject dry poultry litter and composted cattle manure below the soil surface in pastures and no-till fields is on order from a research coalition across five Chesapeake Bay states: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York. There are currently no machines on the market that can do this.
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We’re Not There Yet, But 300-Bushel Corn Yields May Be Typical Just 20 Years From Now

David Hula captured top no-till yield honors in last fall’s National Corn Growers Association contest with a yield of 319.3 bushels per acre. While this Charles City, Va., no-tiller’s result was about double the current national average, 300 bushels is a yield some industry leaders are anticipating as being typical just 20 years from now.
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