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Putting Quorum Sensing to Work in Your No-Tilled Soils

No-tillers must embrace diversity in plants and soil microbes to unlock the power of quorum sensing, improve ag production and deal with climate change, says Christine Jones.
If you've ever been to a meeting that requires a quorum — a minimum number of representatives attending in order to make a decision, you’re on the way to understanding “quorum sensing” as it relates to soil health.
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[Podcast] 18 Ideas for Healthier No-Till Soils, Yields, and Profits

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Midwest Bio-Tech, 4 no-tillers share nutrient management and direct marketing practices they've implemented on their farms that have led to reduced costs, better yields, higher profits and more.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Midwest Bio-Tech, we'll hear from Robby Bevis of Lonoke, Arkansas; Mike Brocksmith of Vincennes, Indiana; and Jerry Peery of Clinton, Kentucky; each of whom will share 5 nutrient management practices they’ve implemented on their own farms. Plus, no-tiller Russell Hedrick of Hickory, N.C., shares 3 direct marketing strategies that have led to higher profits.
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[Podcast] A Conversation with Soil Health Advocates Ray Archuleta, Gabe Brown, and Russell Hedrick

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, we share a Q&A interview conducted at Understanding Ag and the Soil Health Academy, featuring certified professional soil scientist Ray Archuleta; farmer, rancher, author, and speaker Gabe Brown; and first-generation farmer and field consultant, Russell Hedrick.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, we share a Q&A interview conducted at Understanding Ag and the Soil Health Academy, featuring certified professional soil scientist Ray Archuleta; farmer, rancher, author, and speaker Gabe Brown; and first-generation farmer and field consultant, Russell Hedrick.
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SIMA 2019 Focuses on Industry Innovation

International agribusiness show shines light on soil health and planting green among new product and technology introductions.
More than 1,800 companies from 42 countries flocked to Paris from Feb. 24-28 for the 2019 SIMA International Agribusiness Show to showcase a global look at current — and emerging — equipment and agriculture trends.
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[Podcast] Understanding Conservation Agriculture and Carbon Management in Your No-Till Operation

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, retired USDA soil scientist Don Reicosky outlines the connection between soil health principles and carbon management in the context of conservation agriculture and no-till farming.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, retired USDA soil scientist Don Reicosky outlines the connection between soil health principles and carbon management in the context of conservation agriculture and no-till farming.
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Building a Competitive Advantage with No-Till - Dan DeSutter - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download

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In an industry driven by marginal cost of production, how do you build a competitive advantage that will allow your operation to earn an economic profit consistently? How do no-till, cover crops and active soil biology combine to enhance long-term results? After recently completing an Eisenhower Fellowship in Australia and New Zealand, no-tiller Dan DeSutter of Attica, Ind., shares his adventures in soil health and discuss the relationship between regenerative agriculture and building a profitable business.

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Life in the Pits: A Look at Soil Management and Crop Health

9/10/19
American Legion
60 6th Ave
Granite Falls, MN
United States
Contact: Mary Jo Fox
Farmers and agronomists are invited to this unique, small-group field day "in the pits" to learn about soil health. Read More

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Life in the Pits: A Look at Soil Management and Crop Health for NRCS & SWCD

9/11/19
American Legion
60 6th Ave
Granite Falls, MN
United States
Contact: Mary Jo Fox
NRCS and SWCD personnel are invited to this unique, small-group field day "in the pits" to learn about soil health. Read More

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Tweaking Plans for More Profits

Jordan and Katie Hancock of Fulton, Ky., have made adjustments to their equipment and cropping rotation in attempts to protect and improve their soils and profits. To learn about their operation, see the article “Adjusting Equipment, Adding Crops Improves No-Till Operation” from the October 2015 issue.

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