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    Planning for the Future to Maintain a Profitable No-Till Operation

    Gifford, Ill., no-tiller Frank Rademacher keeps an eye on variables such as pest management, market pressures and consumer demands when making farm management decisions.

    WHEN IT COMES TO making decisions about his farm, Frank Rademacher keeps one foot in the present and one in the future.


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    What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Attention to Detail Unlocks Long-Term No-Till Success

    It’s the little things that add up to success for this North Dakota no-till veteran.

    THIS MAY SOUND crazy for a 72-year-old to say, but I can’t retire because I’m at the top of my game. My soil is the best it’s ever been. 


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    3 Reasons to No-Till Soybeans Before Corn

    While there is risk involved, planting soybeans before corn can improve yields, accommodate cover crops and bolster the bottom line.

    THE TRADITIONAL “Corn is King” mindset has most farmers in the Midwest prioritizing corn planting in the spring and treating soybeans as a secondary crop. 


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    First-Ever Virtual NNTC a Hit with Attendees

    Hundreds of growers across North America and the globe attended the 29th annual National No-Tillage Conference online to soak up no-till learning.

    ENTERING uncharted waters this year as a virtual program, the 29th National No-Tillage Conference (NNTC) was still a major success online as it attracted hundreds of attendees from all over North America and internationally who wanted to learn how to boost their no-till knowledge.


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    Nutrient Stewards Recognized

    Responsible Nutrient Management Award winners share insights into making smart fertilizer applications at the 2021 National No-Tillage Conference.

    The 13th class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners says using cover crops is key to managing manure and fertilizer inputs. Sponsored by AgroLiquid and No-Till Farmer, below is a synopsis of each farmer’s fertilizer program.


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    5 Time and Money Saving Tips to Put to Use Ahead of Planting

    From regularly replacing disc openers to keeping hydraulic hoses elevated and secure, Illinois strip-tiller Dave Delhotal adheres to an annual checklist before putting a single seed in the ground.

    WE STARTED no-tilling in the early 2000s, and in 2010 started strip-tilling before we went full-bore into it in 2013 and eliminated all conventional tillage.


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    Holistic Approach: Better Grazing with No-Till, Cover Crops

    A South Dakota grower manages 10,000 acres to improve soil health, capture moisture and save money with fewer equipment passes and less labor.

    CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA IS notoriously dry. The region only receives 18 inches of rain, on average, per year, compared to the U.S. average of 38 inches. Farming in such dry conditions is a challenge, to say the least.


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    Double-Croppers Lose Dicamba Options

    New application restrictions mean dicamba probably can’t be used for double-cropped soybeans, but there are other options in the weed control arsenal.

    With a federally-mandated June 30 cutoff for dicamba use (June 20 in Illinois), most no-tillers who double-crop soybeans after wheat or barley won’t be using this herbicide as an over-the-top application. 


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    Planning for the Future to Maintain a Profitable No-Till Operation

    Gifford, Ill., no-tiller Frank Rademacher keeps an eye on variables such as pest management, market pressures and consumer demands when making farm management decisions.

    WHEN IT COMES TO making decisions about his farm, Frank Rademacher keeps one foot in the present and one in the future.


    Read More

    What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Attention to Detail Unlocks Long-Term No-Till Success

    It’s the little things that add up to success for this North Dakota no-till veteran.

    THIS MAY SOUND crazy for a 72-year-old to say, but I can’t retire because I’m at the top of my game. My soil is the best it’s ever been. 


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