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Game-Changers In Making No-Till Work

What products, technologies or techniques have made the biggest impact in your no-till operation through the years? Managing editor John Dobberstein (e-mail John at would really like to hear from you the things that were game-changers in making no-till work on your farm.
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Tips From The No-Till Champs

Here are some fresh profit-building ideas to try in your no-till corn fields.
While participants in corn yield contests often try a few yield-boosting ideas that wouldn’t always prove to be profitable across their entire acreage, they also use some ideas that may work in your own no-tilled fields.
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Strip-Till Offers Consistency With Heavy Clay Soils

A need for better corn stands led these brothers to strip-till
Strip-tillage intrigued Todd and Greg Gustin of Washington Court House, Ohio. For several years, the brothers curiously watched their neighbor’s strip-till bar travel through the fields, the corn emerge quickly and the resulting higher yields.
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NNTC16 Audio Presentations

How to Develop a Comprehensive, Competitive No-Till System - Rodney Rulon - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download


As part of Rulon Enterprises of Arcadia, Ind., Rodney Rulon has been helping the 4th-generation family farm develop a complete no-till system that can compete economically with any farming system while contributing clean water to their watershed that feeds directly into the Indianapolis water supply. With more than 25 years of no-till under his belt, Rulon discusses how Rulon Enterprises developed a no-till system to capitalize on its management style and strengths. This includes a brief look at how his family has incorporated continuous no-till, 1-acre grid soil fertility management, variable-rate inputs, systemic tile drainage, hybrid selection, gypsum and other amendments, as well as using cover crops, to build soils and enhance the system.


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