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No, No, No... ‘He Chisel Plowed My 30-Year No-Tilled Ground’

It may take 6 years to return this long-term no-tilled ground to the superior soil quality it enjoyed before this tillage fiasco took place.
In November of 2017, a long-time Corn Belt no-tiller came upon a shocking scene: One of his no-till fields was being chisel plowed by a misinformed tractor driver, working for a multi-thousand acre operator who thought the field was among some of his newly rented ground.
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[Podcast] Feeding the Soil for Improved No-Till Results

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we're joined by Doug Newton and Loran Steinlage, who talk no-till, compare notes about their experiences, the soil health and other benefits they’ve seen from the practice and more.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we're joined by Doug Newton and Loran Steinlage, who talk no-till, compare notes about their experiences, the soil health and other benefits they’ve seen from the practice and more.
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[Podcast] Planting Green with No-Till and Cover Crops: A Year-Round Ecological System

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, we’ll hear from Maryland farmer Trey Hill as he shares his thoughts on the ecology of farming and talking about what he’s doing with cover crops, how he incorporated planting green into his operation, yield results he’s been seeing, and more.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, we’ll hear from Maryland farmer Trey Hill as he shares his thoughts on the ecology of farming, what he’s doing with cover crops, how he incorporated planting green into his operation, yield results he’s been seeing, and more.
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Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference

2/19/20
Holiday Inn
1001 Amber Ave.
Stevens Point, WI
United States
Contact: Emily Mills
Farmers and other agriculture professionals will gather to share information and experiences while learning about all things soil health at the annual Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference. Read More

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Rolling Down Cover Crops

Originally developed in South America, over the last decade roller-crimpers have become more popular in the U.S. as more no-tillers add cover crops to their system. These photos show some of the rollers invented and how some no-tillers are using them on their operations. To learn more about rollers and crimpers, see the article “Rolling, Crimping Can Help No-Tillers Use Covers Better."

Cover Crops from the Corn Belt and Beyond

From Texas to North Dakota, to Ontario and Kentucky, here are how some no-tillers from across the Corn Belt and into the Great Plains are using cover crops on their farms and the benefits they're witnessing.

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