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Biopesticides Emerging as Tool for Managing Resistance Issues

Naturally derived fungicides, nematicides and other products are becoming part of integrated pest management plans for no-tillers to protect crops and the environment.
NO-TILLERS CONCERNED about weeds, insects or crop diseases becoming resistant to traditional chemical controls may want to check out the growing lineup of biological pesticides on the market. Biopesticides are made of naturally occurring substances derived from animals, plants, bacteria, fungi and minerals. They’re virtually nontoxic to people and the environment and usually target specific pests, reducing risks to beneficial insects, birds and mammals.
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[Podcast] Soybean Health Tips: A 3-Part Series

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing Company, we feature three short podcasts originally developed by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program. These presentations include, “Evaluating Early Season Plant Health,” “Fungicide Timing & Use in Production” and “Stinkbug Activities in Soybeans.”
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing Company, we feature three short podcasts originally developed by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program. These presentations include, “Evaluating Early Season Plant Health,” “Fungicide Timing & Use in Production” and “Stinkbug Activities in Soybeans.”
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Managing Soil Conditions and Plant Health Keeps Yields Climbing

Constant experimentation and evaluation of his no-till equipment and products help Keavin Hill weed out what really works for his farm.
I DON’T KNOW if I was just stubborn or what, but I refused to accept that I couldn’t get a good stand through no-till. Now I can happily say we get excellent stands with no-till, but they didn’t come without some growing pains and a lot of tinkering.
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