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Step-by-Step Approach Yields Early Success with No-Till Transition

Bruce Nelson is seeing improved drainage, stable yields and more organic matter after parking his tillage equipment and focusing on soil health and structure.
For Bruce Nelson, transitioning his farm to no-till wasn’t just about making adjustments to equipment, inputs or herbicides. It required a change in mindset that clashed with what he learned from his father and what he saw at surrounding farms.
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What I've Learned from No-Tilling

No-Till Isn’t The Goal – It’s Sustainability

Improving the soil resource — even within long-term no-till — is one way Hans Kok believes farmers will hit higher, sustainable yields.
I've spent a good portion of my career helping producers adopt no-till practices through extension, as a Monsanto no-till specialist and, most recently, as a crop consultant.
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