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Direct Seed — Or Get Out!”

With only 7 inches of rain, it doesn’t make much sense to fallow your ground to save moisture.
When the government's Freedom To Farm program came along, John Hilderbrand gave tenants an ultimatum as crop leases ran out— “direct seed or get out.”
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Use New Farm Bill To Expand No-Till

No-tillers are already ahead of the curve in making the transition to lower-cost methods of farming.
As a family farm manager and longtime participant in farm policy development, Dick Wittman has mixed emotions about how the new farm bill will influence the behavior of no-tillers.
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Expand No-Till Rotations

Under the Freedom To Farm Act, Keith Glewen has noticed no-tillers are starting to diversify more with the crops they grow. "When the new government laws were passed, these farmers were concerned about seeing the day when we'll have mountains of grain and that day has come" says the University of Nebraska educator.
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