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Best No-Till Planter Closing Wheels, According to Beck's PFR

Data from Beck's Practical Farm Research (PFR) indicates using the proper closing wheel provides up to a 5.1 bushel per acre advantage in corn and a 2.5 bushel per acre advantage in soybeans. The study compared five different aftermarket closing wheels. Read More
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Livestock Producers, How Has Drought Affected Forage Production?

How has the 2022 drought affected your forage production in the Southern Plains? That’s the question the USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub and the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) are asking agriculture producers in the region to help answer. Read More
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Native Grasses Provide Forage, Moisture Retention in Southwest

Both warm- and cool season native grasses provide benefits that are vital to the Southwest desert ecosystems such as lowering soil surface temperature, reducing soil erosion, decreasing soil compaction and improving water infiltration. Read More

[Podcast] Jared Kenney on Taking No-Till Advice and Precision Nutrients

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, Associate Editor Noah Newman talks to Jared Kenney of Amherste, Neb. Kenney finished second in the National Corn Growers’ Association Annual Yield Contest for Irrigated No-Till in Nebraska. Read More

No-Tilling Helps Dryland Partners Manage Weather Extremes

Despite brutal temperatures and unpredictable precipitation, these South Dakota no-tillers are improving soil functionality while harvesting healthy yields. Read More
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Managing Sulfur Deficiency in Winter Wheat

In recent years, sulfur deficiency in wheat has become common in many areas of Kansas, particularly in no-tilled wheat. Kansas State University Extension shares some tips on how to manage this challenge. Read More
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‘Ag Done Right’ Pays Off for N.D. No-Tiller in More Ways than One

The successful adoption of regenerative ag practices and an unwavering commitment to educating farmers and ranchers about how agriculture done right can mitigate environmental issues has paid off handsomely for Bismarck, N.D., no-tiller Gabe Brown. Read More

Maximize Moisture Retention on Your No-Till Operation

While the operations of no-tillers Jimmy Emmons and Loran Steinlage are very different, their strategies for managing water are the same Read More

No-Till Highlights: Nov. 25, 2022

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. “No-Till Farmer's Best of the Web" is brought to you by TOTAL ACRE. Read More

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