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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Donning No-Till Armor To Save Soils

Lucas Criswell is pushing his 30-year no-till system another step higher by seeding row crops into taller cover crops and using precision technology to safeguard nutrients and the environment.
I wish I could rewind and start over no-tilling with what I know now. The longer we no-till, the more we learn about what was really happening in our fields as we made the transition, and what we could have done then to take our soils farther, faster.
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Improved No-Till System Saves Seed, Soil And Nutrients

Veteran no-tiller Jeff Frey has found pairing manure and cover crops, updating his planter and using precision technology is a winning combination for his operation.
Future View Farm owner Jeff Frey may have pursued no-till back in the early 1970s for its time-saving benefits. But the impact it had on his sloping eastern Pennsylvania fields was what drove him to go to no-till full-time in the 1980s.
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Climbing The Ladder To 300-Bushel No-Tilled Corn

Manure applications, in-furrow fertility treatments, ship-shape planters and 3 decades of 100% no-till are helping Pennsylvania no-tiller David Wolfskill reach record corn yields.
A few years ago while planting double-crop soybeans, David Wolfskill got out of his tractor, walked into one of his adjacent cornfields and noticed the ground was completely bare.
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