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Soil Testing, Cover Crops Prove Crucial to Fertility Management

The 10th class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners utilizes yield maps, cover crops and variable-rate application in their successful quest for nutrient efficiency.
Recognized for their successful fertility practices, Jake Kaderly of Monticello, Wis., Stuart Lawrence of Rosetown, Saskatchewan and Richard Lyons of Harvel, Ill., were honored as the 10th class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference in Louisville.
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3 No-Tillers Honored for Their Responsible Nutrient Management Practices

Growers from Illinois, Wisconsin and Saskatchewan share their efficient, effective fertility practices with no-tillers at the National No-Tillage Conference.
Several growers have been honored for their efficient and effective use of applied fertilizer in their no-till systems. Considered Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners, the no-tillers were honored before 900 farmers during the 26th annual National No-Tillage Conference.
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Combining Settings to Manage No-Till Residue and Harvest Top Yields

Alpha, Ill., no-tiller Marion Calmer will share tips and tricks for getting the highest performance possible out of combines at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
Alpha, Ill., no-tiller Marion Calmer will share tips and tricks for getting the highest performance possible out of combines at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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Get Planting Off to a Better Start at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference

Planter expert Bill Lehmkuhl to host special pre-conference workshop providing basic planter setup and maintenance tips to help make the transition to no-till easier for growers.
Planter expert Bill Lehmkuhl to host special pre-conference workshop providing basic planter setup and maintenance tips to help make the transition to no-till easier for growers.
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No-Till, Cover Crop Expert Mike Plumer Passes

The former University of Illinois Extension educator died on Christmas night, but left an invaluable gift of no-till knowledge for growers to follow.
It’s with great sadness that we report that cover crop expert and consultant Mike Plumer passed away Dec. 25, 2017. The former University of Illinois Extension educator had been hospitalized in hopes of receiving a lung transplant next month.
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Identifying Key Strategies for Slowing the Growth of Herbicide Resistance

Weed specialist Larry Steckel to share how to delay the spread of herbicide resistance with proper weed management at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
Weed specialist Larry Steckel to share how to delay the spread of herbicide resistance with proper weed management at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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Understanding Your Spray Nozzle Sweet Spot for Better Spray Application at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference

Spray application expert Bob Wolf to discuss application techniques, and products to improve crop protection and lessen spray drift, at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
Spray application expert Bob Wolf to discuss application techniques, and products to improve crop protection and lessen spray drift, at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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Ray Archuleta Announced as Harry Young Jr. Memorial Lecture Series Presenter at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference

The retired NRCS soil scientist to present premier lecture series general session and a separate session on no-till fertility management at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
Retired NRCS soil scientist to present premier lecture series general session and a separate session on no-till fertility management at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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Building a Systems Approach to Soil Health at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference

Progressive no-tiller Russell Hedrick to share how he uses precision technology and a multi-faceted, diverse approach to farm operations at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
Progressive no-tiller Russell Hedrick to share how he uses precision technology and a multi-faceted, diverse approach to farm operations at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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25 No-Till Living Legends

As part of the 25th anniversary of the National No-Tillage Conference, the staff of No-Till Farmer honored 25 active individuals who have made no-till work and grow over the years. The 25 Living Legends are listed in alphabetical order.

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