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Tips For Getting More From Your ‘P And K’

Building healthier no-till soils, frequent soil testing and other readily available products and practices can help no-tillers stretch their fertility dollars further, regardless of their application system.
The price tag for phosphorus and potassium is way too high for no-tillers to allow nutrients to tie up, float away or just plain not do their job effectively.
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Tillage Radish Honored As Top No-Till Product Of 2012

From no-till attachments to spraying equipment to crop protection, no-tillers voted for the best-performing products, across 13 categories, for their farm operations.
A product that serves as a foundation for innovative no-tillers looking to reduce compaction and enhance soil tilth has taken the top prize as No-Till Product Of The Year for 2012.
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No-Tillers Gain Flexibility With New Crop Protection Products

Manufacturers are rolling out new insecticides, herbicides and fungicides with improved formulas and tankmix compatibility to help no-tillers reduce trips across the field and boost yields.
Another wave of new crop-protection products is expected to hit the U.S. market in time for the 2013 growing season, as no-tillers and strip-tillers look for ways to fend off resistant weeds and yield-robbing diseases and insects.
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Unraveling The Mystery Of Cover-Crop Seed Quality

No-tillers must sort through the sales hype and learn more about their seed sources to find economical, effective species and varieties that will accomplish their cover-crop goals.
As more and more no-tillers embrace cover crops, the production of the seed itself has become a rapidly growing industry in which marketing can sometimes outpace performance.
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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 jdobberstein@lesspub.com) 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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New Options Built To Beat Pests

New seed treatments, herbicides lead the list of crop-protection products unveiled for 2011 to help no-tillers maximize yields, profits.
Crop-protection manufacturers have rolled out a bevy of new seed treatments, herbicides, in-plant traits and biocontrol agents for 2011 that will help no-tillers tackle problems with weeds, insects and diseases.
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New Crop Protection Products Keep Coming

With herbicide-tolerant corn acres expected to rise to about 70 percent in 2008, new herbicides bring residual activity to help improve weed control.
Just because herbicide-tolerant crops now dominate the majority of acres in the Midwest does not mean that crop protection manufacturers are bowing out of the new herbicides race. In fact, many are adapting their portfolios to the way that growers prefer to control weeds today, particularly in corn.
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More Expensive Nitrogen May Produce Best Returns

Having no-tilled for 8 years, Tim Goodenough has moved away from using anhydrous ammonia, 28 percent nitrogen and urea as nitrogen sources. Since 2005, he’s successfully used the ESN (Environmentally Smart Nitrogen) product. This polymer-coated nitrogen is a slow release product that is activated by moisture and heat, says the West Salem, Wis., grower who no-tills 1,300 acres.
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