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Steps to Transition to No-Till By: 03/16/2015 @ 3:11pm

Transitioning fields into a no-till system was once a drawn-out process for brothers Keith and Doug Thompson, who farm near Osage City, Kansas. Fields could take five to 10 years before showing signs of…

Limit Physical Disturbances for Soil Health By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:47am

“We need to cut back on tillage,” says Jill Clapperton, principal scientist with Rhizoterra, Inc., a Spokane, Washington, soil health firm. “Everywhere in the world, we need to reduce the amount of…

No-till, Diverse Rotations Help Oklahoma Farmer Beat the Heat By: 02/04/2015 @ 3:02pm

In southwest Oklahoma, acre after acre, mile after mile, farmers here grow winter wheat and graze cattle. That's pretty much it. Alan Mindeman, who owns Apache Seed Farms near Apache, grows wheat, but his…

Keep Your Topsoil By: 01/28/2015 @ 4:20pm

At a North Dakota soil health field day, Jodi DeJong-Hughes, University of Minnesota Extension crop and soils educator, jestfully opened the event with a big thank you to that state’s farmers.That’s…

Lessons From No-Till By: 01/28/2015 @ 3:48pm

With 25 years of no-till under their belts, brothers Mark and Bruce Watson have learned by trial and error. Coping with semiarid conditions on their farm near Alliance, Nebraska, the Watsons sidestepped the…

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