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No-Till Works Under Tough Conditions

No-till offers more options than other tillage systems with John Aeschliman’s steep slopes, limited moisture and extremely hot summer weather.
No-tilling slopes as steep as 60% that receive as little as 12 inches of annual moisture and summer-time temperatures that frequently run over 100 degrees F., John Aeschliman has been successfully no-tilling in the Palouse area of eastern Washington for more than 40 years.
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Volunteer Wheat Control Must Be Done To Protect Wheat Crop

The recent wet weather in much of Kansas has caused volunteer wheat to emerge and grow rapidly. Wet soil conditions may keep producers out of the fields for an extended period, making it even more difficult than usual to control the volunteer. That’s no excuse to just let it go, however. To protect the state’s 2013/14 wheat crop that will be planted this fall, the volunteer wheat must be controlled.
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8 Areas To Focus On For Higher Wheat Yields

Residue management, proper seeding rates, timely nitrogen applications and scouting for diseases are some of the keys to pushing no-till wheat yields to worthwhile levels
From the Pacific Northwest to the Great Plains to the Eastern Corn Belt, no-tillers John Aeschliman, Dan Forgey, Allen Dean and Romey Bardwell grow different varieties of dryland wheat in different soils in areas receiving vastly different amounts of rain.
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