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From The Tropics To The Farm

The winning entry from an Oregon college student in the Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd. conservation tillage essay contest explains how no-till can lead to healthier soils around the world.
As I sit here at my desk, I find myself not in the countryside of eastern Oregon where my family raises dryland wheat and barley, but rather in the vast city of Quito, Ecuador.
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The Essay Winners Are...

In the Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd. conservation tillage essay contest, Katie Smith of Bainbridge, Ga., won first place and a $2,500 college scholarship. She attends Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, Okla.
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Just One Step At A Time!

The winning entry from a Georgia college student in the Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd. conservation tillage essay contest explains how her three-generation family dealt with the controversial idea of strip-tilling.
In homes all across america, casual conversations to heated discussions are held about such issues as Democrats or Republicans, right wing or left wing, college football and professional baseball. But not in my house.
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The Benefits Of No-Till Farming

The winning entry from a South Carolina high school senior in the Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd. conservation tillage essay contest explains how no-till has helped the family boost yields while reducing costs and protecting the soil.
Though only 17 years of age, I consider myself an experienced farmer. I have worked alongside my father on our family’s farm since I was a small child, learning the skills of agriculture and developing a desire to make farming my own life’s work. Living on a farm that has belonged to and supported our family for generations, I am acutely aware of how drastically farming techniques have changed over the years.
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Essays On Conservation Tillage Will Earn Scholarship Grants

Third annual contest sponsored by Phoenix Rotary Equipment will reward three students.
Students interested in conservation tillage issues can turn their thoughts into college scholarship grants. A total of $5,000 will be awarded for the top three essays in the third annual Conservation Tillage Essay Contest.
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Soil Quality Improves With No-Till

The winner of the Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd., conservation tillage essay contest explains the benefits of boosting soil quality with no-till and direct seeding.
Conservation farming is revolutionizing agriculture through the adoption of new ideas, technology and practices. Direct seeding (no-tilling) is just one of these new practices that is reforming the way that we farm.
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Scholarship Contest Continues To Spark Interest In Conservation Tillage

Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd. once again is sponsoring an essay contest that will grant $5,000 among three deserving students.
On the successful heels of last year's inaugural conservation tillage scholarship contest, Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd. will once again sponsor this year's essay contest. By eloquently writing about an aspect of conservation tillage, three high school or college students will earn a substantial scholarship, which will help them pay for furthering their education.
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