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Precision Farming Powers No-Till Yield Quest

A culture of state-of-the-art information technology helps Indiana farmers Curt and Christopher Hudson reap the rewards of continuous no-till.
Farming by the inch is what propels no-tillers Curt and Christopher Hudson closer to higher yields and increased profitability.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: No-Till Proving Not To Be a 'Drain' For Illinois Grower

Long-time no-tiller Doug Harford was among the earliest pioneering conservation farmers to break ground on drainage, yield mapping, grid soil sampling and strip-till
Back in 1973, I never thought I would be a lifetime farmer. But when Dad decided to retire, corn was $4 a bushel and nitrogen was just 3 cents per pound. The future looked bright for agriculture. Most times, it still does.
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Fall Nitrogen Requires A Balancing Act

Reduce your spring workload and apply nitrogen more cheaply, but the risk of leaching could leave you short of nitrogen when corn needs it.
When you have a spring season like 2008, you can understand why some growers make an effort to apply at least some of their nitrogen in the fall. But just because you get your nitrogen applied before winter flies, that doesn’t mean it will all be there next spring and summer when your corn needs it.
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Forget The Tractor — Steer Your No-Till Planter

Moving to auto-steering with your planter, drill, sprayer or other no-till tools can lead to more accurate cropping.
For more accurate seeding and spraying, a few no-tillers are already starting to believe that global positioning satellite systems should be placed in the ground — where it may count the most.
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