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What I've Learned from No-Tilling: A New Legacy of Improving Economy, Profitability and Best Practices

I WAS BORN into no-till and there’s a running joke I wouldn’t know how to drive a tractor straight if I had to thanks to the family’s quick adoption of guidance technology. Read More

Business is Booming for Regenerative Ag's 'Carbon Cowboys'

While much of the farming industry has been decimated by the global coronavirus pandemic, ranchers practicing regenerative ranching and direct marketing have actually seen sales soaring, according to a new documentary series. Read More
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No-Till Increases Crop Yields, Environmental Gains Over Long Haul

Despite the environmental benefits of no-till agriculture, farmers often hesitate to change to this management approach due to uncertain economic returns. Newly-released results from long-term research at Michigan State University says no-till practices provide consistent benefits over conventional agriculture methods. Read More

USDA Crop Progress Shows 80% of Corn Planted

According to the most recent USDA Crop Progress report, 80% of corn in the U.S. was planted as of the week ended May 17, nearly double the 44% planted this time last year. Read More

Video: Air Seeder Works For No-Tilled Soybeans

Frankfort, Ind., no-tiller Jeff Need discusses the John Deere 1690 air seeder he uses to seed soybeans, which is outfitted with a Needham Ag narrow gauge wheel, spike closing wheel, seed-firming tabs and narrow firming wheel to optimize seed placement into the slot. Read More
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Researchers Find Aphid-Resistant Wheat Varieties From Iran

New research published in Crop Science finds several Iranian wheat varieties that are resistant to one of the crop's biggest threats: Russian wheat aphids. Read More

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