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Equipment

Find nut-and-bolts information here about the machinery side of no-tilling, including planters, drills and air seeders and various related no-till attachments; self-propelled and pull-type sprayers, tractors, combines, spreaders and toolbars.

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[Podcast] Russell Hedrick on Boosting No-Till Profits with Custom Milling

For this <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we caught up with Hickory, North Carolina, no-tiller Russell Hedrick to hear about his latest venture, a mobile grain milling operation he launched alongside partners Liz Haney and Sarah Varble called Regen Mills. Join in to hear how the trio sees this as a way to return more profit to farmers, how this new approach to grain milling supports that goals and more.
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we caught up with Hickory, North Carolina, no-tiller Russell Hedrick to hear about his latest venture, a mobile grain milling operation he launched alongside partners Liz Haney and Sarah Varble called Regen Mills. Join in to hear how the trio sees this as a way to return more profit to farmers, how this new approach to grain milling supports that goals and more.
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Trimble CenterPoint RTX Upgrade Offers RTK Accuracy Without Complexity

The correction service improves convergence by 75%, reducing time from 20 minutes to 5 minutes.

Trimble has made significant improvements to its Trimble CenterPoint RTX correction service to give farmers both the ease of use of the satellite-delivered corrections and RTK horizontal performance in less time. With improved convergence of up to 75%, farmers using the Trimble NAV-900 controller for machine guidance applications can now begin working in the field with 2.5 centimeter accuracy in less than 5 minutes.


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Sponsored Content: Planter Maintenance with Precision Planting

How to Check Your Seed Tubes and Seed Tube Guards for Wear

As your planter goes through the field, the turning disc openers can contact the bottom of the seed tube, which can eventually wear off the end of the seed tube. For good seed placement, inspect your seed tubes to make sure there's no wear at the bottom of them. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.


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What I've Learned from No-Tilling

No-Till, Cover Crops and Cattle Bring Revenue to Offset Tight Margins

Finding ways to extract more income from the same acres carves space for the next generation on this Illinois farm.

WE MAY DRIVE red equipment, but green is our favorite color by far. A perfectly plowed field has nothing on the brilliant green mat dotted with hairy vetch flowers that dominates our tractor cab view when my cousin, Tim Imhoff, and I seed our crops. 



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SIMA 2017 Focuses on Long-Term Sustainability

With more than 1,700 companies from 42 different countries, the SIMA International Agribusiness Show emphasized methods and machinery designed to improve long-term sustainability. Here are some new products featured at the event. For more details on these products and other highlights, keep an eye out for the May 2017 issue of No-Till Farmer magazine.

Highlights from the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show

With over 850 exhibitors, the editors of No-Till Farmer and sister publications Farm Equipment and Precision Farming Dealer made the trek to Louisville last month to see what is new on the market this year at the National Farm Machinery Show. Here are some highlights from the show.

PRODUCTS

NNTC16 Audio Presentations

Keys to Integrating Drone Technology Into Your Operation - Aaron Sheller - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download

$19.95

Managing by the acre is essential in any farming system, but especially in no-till. As input prices continue to rise and margins diminish, no-tillers will have to stop hoping they’re making the correct decisions when applying products and start knowing that they are. A 7th-generation farmer in central Indiana, Aaron Sheller discusses how using drones is about becoming a more proactive grower. He also talks about how to pinpoint yield-limiting factors in the field and create solutions for those areas while the crop is still able to respond. Using a drone is about becoming a better, more profitable no-tiller.

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Blazing a Path to Profitability with Controlled Traffic Farming

Blazing a Path to Profitability with Controlled Traffic Farming

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$12.95
Have you ever thought about the benefits you could accrue from adding controlled traffic farming (CTF) to your no-till operation? This 24-page report gives you overview of what you need to know about controlled traffic, how CTF can reduce compaction and increase yields and much, much more. View
NNTC 2015 Speaker Presentation

Taking The No-Till Planter To The Field In Tip-Top Shape - Bill Lehmkuhl - NNTC 2015 Presentation - MP3 Download

$19.95
Many variables impact the yield of no-till corn — some of which you don’t have control over. One variable you can control is your no-till planter, which is why Bill Lehmkuhl says it’s most important for no-tillers to make sure they have their planters in superb working condition when they hit the field. View

EVENTS

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2022 National No-Tillage Conference

1/4/22
Galt House Hotel
140 N Fourth St
Louisville, KY
United States
For more than a quarter of a century, the National No-Tillage Conference has been providing the practical tips and information you need to run a more successful no-till operation. In our 30th anniversary year, we’re ready to do it again as our event returns to beautiful downtown Louisville, Ky., at the legendary Galt House Hotel. Read More

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2022 National Strip-Tillage Conference

7/28/22
Hyatt Regency Coralville Hotel & Conference Center
300 E 9th St.
Coralville, IA
United States

Discover 2-days of cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies in Coralville, Iowa., July 28-29. Join the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy.

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