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Which Category Do You Fall in — Messiah or Pariah?

Will the gradual change in farm production practices to more wholistic methods, including no-till systems, be fought in coffee shops or courtrooms? Read about battles flaring up in two different states. Read More

Lessons from the Field: How Growers Profit from Regenerative Soils

In the not-so-distant future, the key to building a resilient and profitable farm operation may require farmers to see their system as a pyramid that that uses biological tools to build and manage healthy, productive soils and produce nutrient dense food. Read More

[Podcast] Pest Management in a No-Till, Cover Crop System

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we're joined by Douglas Jones, an entomologist for Bayer Crop Science working in Nebraska where he does field research and trials on 60 acres of cropland. Read More
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[Podcast] Compaction and Controlled Traffic with Randall Reeder

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Randall Reeder, who has done years of research on ridge-till, strip-till no-till and conventional tillage through his work at the Hoytville Research Station in northwest Ohio. Read More

[Video] One Farm’s Experience No-Tilling CBD Hemp

No-tiller David Groff from Cedar Meadow Farm in Holtwood, Pa., talks about the farm’s experience this year no-tilling hemp and the cover-crop mix and fertility plan they followed during the growing season. He also talks about the effect weeds and vegetation had on insect pests targeting their crop. Read More

Planters, Drills & Air Seeders Product Roundup 2019

Check out the latest planters, drills and air seeders from some of the industry’s leading suppliers. Read More

Research Probes Ways to Increase Yields of Sorghum and Other Crops

Scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) are working on field trials and genetic studies that could one day double the yields of sorghum, which is one of the world's most important sources of food, animal feed and biofuel. Read More

Takeaways from Australians’ Approaches to Herbicide Resistance Management

Washington State University Extension weed scientist Drew Lyon shares some interesting insights in herbicide resistance management that he gleaned from a journal article from leading researchers in the country on the topic. Read More

Drier, Colder Weather Now, but Storms Likely in Late November

Cold, dry weather this week may give way to warmer weather and storms later in the month, says a climatologist from Nebraska. Read More

Early Chill May Impact Sugarbeet Quality

Temperatures dropping below 15 F in early October may have put some sugarbeets in western Nebraska at risk of decaying at the crown, says University of Nebraska Extension. When decay begins, the beet becomes unacceptable for sugar production for human consumption. Read More

Tips for Drying Tough and Damp Canola

No matter how good the harvest weather or how dry the harvested crop, all canola should be conditioned after it goes into the bin. For tough and damp canola, the spoilage risk is much higher, says the Canola Council of Canada. Read More

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