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No-Till Passport Series

Successful Black-Grass Control Takes Time and Dedication

A recognition that cultural control measures would eventually surpass formulated herbicides in controlling black-grass led Agrii to initiate what has become the longest-running distributor R&D weed control trial in the UK. The trial, which is dedicated to the pursuit of improving control using all available measures, has documented several notable findings. The No-Till Passport series is brought to you by Martin Industries.


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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] John Shipp, Equipment and Running Circles Around a Deere

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers &amp; Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we take another look back at the early days of no-till in western Kentucky. However, this episode is different than most of the podcasts in this series as it features a former John Deere dealer and his memories of the rapid growth of no-till in the western Kentucky area.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we take another look back at the early days of no-till in western Kentucky. However, this episode is different than most of the podcasts in this series as it features a former John Deere dealer and his memories of the rapid growth of no-till in the western Kentucky area.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] The Milan No-Till Field Day with Blake Brown

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers &amp; Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we're joined by Blake Brown, director of the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan. The center, one of ten in Tennessee, shares a significant anniversary in the annals of No-Till history.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we're joined by Blake Brown, director of the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan. The center, one of ten in Tennessee, shares a significant anniversary in the annals of No-Till history.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Norbert Beaujot on No-Till Saskatchewan and Dot Technologies

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we'll discusses the intersection of no-till and technology in Saskatchewan, Canada. The need for autonomy arose in Saskatchewan because of the shortage of available labor, says Norbert Beaujot. Farms — like his 3,000-acre no-till mixed crop and testing operation — were getting larger, but labor remained scarce.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we'll discusses the intersection of no-till and technology in Saskatchewan, Canada. The need for autonomy arose in Saskatchewan because of the shortage of available labor, says Norbert Beaujot. Farms — like his 3,000-acre no-till mixed crop and testing operation — were getting larger, but labor remained scarce.
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No-Till Passport Series

60 Years Later, No-Till Needs Still Pretty Much the Same

Fielding, New Zealand's Dr. John Baker has been studying no-till practices and equipment for over half-a-century. He says early research on the topic still holds relevancy, pointing to a 1957 study by Massey University's Mervyn Cross, which identified a half dozen requirements needed in a no-tillage machine. The No-Till Passport series is brought to you by Martin Industries.


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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Revisiting Dwayne Beck on Crop Rotations Part 2

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we’re revisiting a presentation by no-till stalwart presenter Dwayne Beck.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we’re revisiting a presentation by no-till stalwart presenter Dwayne Beck.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Great No-Till Research with Don Reicosky and Randall Reeder

In September of 2021, No-Till Farmer commissioned a project to determine the most significant research and publications that assisted in the understanding, and adoption, of no-till agriculture. In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, Frank Lessiter talks with Randall Reeder, retired ag engineer from Ohio State University and Don Reicosky, retired USDA soil scientist about their collaborated on the detailed process to complete the large and aggressive project in advance of three important no-till milestones in 2022.
In September of 2021, No-Till Farmer commissioned a project to determine the most significant research and publications that assisted in the understanding, and adoption, of no-till agriculture. In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, Frank Lessiter talks with Randall Reeder, retired ag engineer from Ohio State University and Don Reicosky, retired USDA soil scientist about their collaborated on the detailed process to complete the large and aggressive project in advance of three important no-till milestones in 2022.
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Rolling Down Cover Crops

Originally developed in South America, over the last decade roller-crimpers have become more popular in the U.S. as more no-tillers add cover crops to their system. These photos show some of the rollers invented and how some no-tillers are using them on their operations. To learn more about rollers and crimpers, see the article “Rolling, Crimping Can Help No-Tillers Use Covers Better."

No-Tillers Share Their Planter & Drill Setups

No-tillers from across the country share how they've set up their no-till planters to handle their specific conditions and help them achieve their goals.

Tweaking Plans for More Profits

Jordan and Katie Hancock of Fulton, Ky., have made adjustments to their equipment and cropping rotation in attempts to protect and improve their soils and profits. To learn about their operation, see the article “Adjusting Equipment, Adding Crops Improves No-Till Operation” from the October 2015 issue.

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