Agriculture Online - Tillage http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage Tillage news and updates. Find articles on all tillage systems, no till, strip till, and more. Keep up on new tillage products and technology, and find articles on tillage techniques from experts and other farmers. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Monday Apr 21 08:10:28 EDT 2014 Agriculture.com http://www.agriculture.com/images/ag-logo-150x30.gif http://www.agriculture.com 150 30 http://www.agriculture.com/rss 30 Farmer Diversifies Knowledge, Chooses No-Till http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/farmer-diversifies-knowledge-chooses_188-ar42643 Northwestern Kansas farmer Michael Thompson gained his ground in agriculture when he was given a unique opportunity to diversify his knowledge and techniques in farming. Friday Apr 04 14:55:56 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/farmer-diversifies-knowledge-chooses_188-ar42643 4 Tips for Managing Flooded Fields http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/4-tips-f-maging-flooded-fields_187-ar42465 Spring weather is trending wetter Friday Mar 21 13:23:46 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/4-tips-f-maging-flooded-fields_187-ar42465 Takeaways From Winter Meetings http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/conservation-tillage/takeaways-from-winter-meetings_190-ar42343 Friday Mar 14 12:22:53 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/conservation-tillage/takeaways-from-winter-meetings_190-ar42343 No-till: A continuing education http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notill-a-continuing-education_188-ar42225 "It’s like being in graduate school.” That’s how Steve Schmidt of Caldwell, Kansas, describes his 16 years of no-till farming. After 17 years of traditional farming, he decided there had to be a better way, and he made the decision to go exclusively no-til Friday Mar 07 15:49:52 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notill-a-continuing-education_188-ar42225 No-till yields as good http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notill-yields-as-good_188-ar42216 How to be successful with no-till. Friday Mar 07 14:49:00 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notill-yields-as-good_188-ar42216 A refresher course in strip till http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/strip-till/a-refresher-course-in-strip-till_189-ar41572 Brian Clark and his brothers have been sold on strip-till since they started using it in the late 1980s. In fact, while some producers limit strip-till to corn on bean stubble, these Illinois farmers have been using a pair of machines in the fall following Monday Feb 03 12:07:51 EST 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/strip-till/a-refresher-course-in-strip-till_189-ar41572 Winning combo: No-till & cover crops http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/winning-combo-notill-cover-crops_188-sl32967 A group of farmers saw the latest in cover crops in no-till systems on a recent tour. Thursday Aug 15 09:59:44 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/winning-combo-notill-cover-crops_188-sl32967 Record-Breaking No-Till Conference http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/recdbreaking-notill-conference_188-ar29094 21st Annual National No-Till Conference Friday Jan 18 12:54:54 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/recdbreaking-notill-conference_188-ar29094 Tips for trying no-till http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/tips-f-trying-notill_188-ar27210 The transition to no-till has one farmer asking for advice. Thursday Nov 01 11:53:21 EDT 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/tips-f-trying-notill_188-ar27210 Prepping soils for the 2013 crop http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/prepping-soils-f-2013-crop_187-ar26002 Thursday Aug 23 16:38:35 EDT 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/prepping-soils-f-2013-crop_187-ar26002 No-till links farmers to local consumers http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notill-links-farmers-to-local-consumers_188-ar22296 Shepherd's Grain joins farmers' no-till expertise with local foods movement. Thursday Feb 16 16:04:35 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notill-links-farmers-to-local-consumers_188-ar22296 No-tilling in heavy residue http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notilling-in-heavy-residue_188-ar21884 Leave stalks standing tall after harvest, avoid postharvest chopping, and use a pivot residue manager. Monday Jan 30 14:50:59 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notilling-in-heavy-residue_188-ar21884 Ruts in your field can be costly http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/ruts-in-your-field-c-be-costly_187-ar20878 Monday Nov 28 14:33:40 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/ruts-in-your-field-c-be-costly_187-ar20878 Wealth in wetlands http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/conservation-tillage/wealth-in-wetls_190-sl20323 One of the largest wetlands protection efforts on U.S. private land occurred in Greene County, Indiana. Tuesday Nov 01 15:41:17 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/conservation-tillage/wealth-in-wetls_190-sl20323 Buffer strips perform well in new study http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/conservation-tillage/buffer-strips-perfm-well-in-new-study_190-ar20147 Conservation practice eliminates 100% nitrates in tile-line runoff. Tuesday Oct 25 14:04:05 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/conservation-tillage/buffer-strips-perfm-well-in-new-study_190-ar20147 Ways with Residue http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/ways-with-residue_188-ar15524 Crop residue is as good as gold. The more there is, the bigger the bank of stored fertility. Monday Mar 21 12:17:42 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/ways-with-residue_188-ar15524 Close it up http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/close-it-up_188-ar15431 Device deals with the difficulties of continuous no-till. Thursday Mar 17 10:00:07 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/close-it-up_188-ar15431 Looking for ways to cut emissions http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/looking-f-ways-to-cut-emissions_187-ar15384 It's difficult to pinpoint the effect of different systems.; Scientific news from the ARS. Tuesday Mar 15 15:45:38 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/looking-f-ways-to-cut-emissions_187-ar15384 New age of vertical tillage http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/conservation-tillage/new-age-of-vertical-tillage_190-sl14819 Click through to see what several companies are saying about vertical tillage. Tuesday Feb 22 09:44:27 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/conservation-tillage/new-age-of-vertical-tillage_190-sl14819 More no-till benefit http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/me-notill-benefit_188-ar14187 No-till and crop rotations can limit greenhouse gas emissions from farm fields, a study shows. Wednesday Jan 26 15:12:41 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/me-notill-benefit_188-ar14187 No-till improves soil stability in great plains http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notill-improves-soil-stability-in-great_188-ar13846 Comprehensive study compares systems over 19 years. Wednesday Jan 12 15:37:47 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/notill-improves-soil-stability-in-great_188-ar13846 Uncovering cover crops http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/uncovering-cover-crops_188-ar13148 A variety of cover crops can be used for various problems. Tuesday Dec 14 12:01:45 EST 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/uncovering-cover-crops_188-ar13148 Tips for no-tilling into heavy corn residue http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/Tips-for-notilling-into-heavy-corn-residue_188-ar6619 Often producers are concerned about no-tilling into fields with large amounts of residue. The residue needs to be properly spread behind the combine during harvest of the previous crop, preferably with a straw chopper and proper chaff distribution. Minimiz Wednesday Jul 07 10:10:28 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/Tips-for-notilling-into-heavy-corn-residue_188-ar6619 Tell us about timing http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/Tell-us-about-timing_188-ar6481 A couple of wet springs have Steve and Jason Oman, Findlay, Ohio, interested in trying fall burndown ahead of their no-till soybeans. The Omans farm about 2,300 acres and are interested in spreading their workload. They also figure they'll have a better ch Tuesday Jul 06 18:22:39 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/Tell-us-about-timing_188-ar6481 Strip-till vs. planter attachments http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/strip-till/Striptill-vs-planter-attachments_189-ar6475 Many corn growers question their tillage and planting systems from time to time. Bishop Mumford, Griffin, Indiana, is one such grower. Mumford has no-tilled most of his corn for the past 15 years. For several years, he used nothing but coulters and residue Tuesday Jul 06 18:22:30 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/strip-till/Striptill-vs-planter-attachments_189-ar6475 Management tips for new strip-tillers http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/strip-till/Management-tips-for-new-striptillers_189-ar6444 How can you get started strip-tilling? Like any farm operation, attention to details helps to ensure success. Here are seven tips for farmers who are new to the practice. Tuesday Jul 06 18:21:16 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/strip-till/Management-tips-for-new-striptillers_189-ar6444 Strip-Till Odyssey http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/strip-till/StripTill-Odyssey_189-ar6152 Having grown comfortable with strip-tilling into soybean stubble, the Monroes are now strip-tilling into cornstalks. Tuesday Jul 06 18:17:07 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/strip-till/StripTill-Odyssey_189-ar6152 No-till nitrogen http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/Notill-nitrogen_188-ar3798 Tuesday Jul 06 17:47:06 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/Notill-nitrogen_188-ar3798 Cover crops influence nitrogen utilization, help with no-till transition http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/Cover-crops-influence-nitrogen-utilization-help-with-notill-transition_188-ar6400 If you add a cover crop to a typical corn-soybean-wheat rotation, you can supply the vast majority of the nitrogen required to raise a good stand of corn, new data suggests. Wednesday May 26 14:57:00 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/no-till/Cover-crops-influence-nitrogen-utilization-help-with-notill-transition_188-ar6400 Don't sweat missing fall tillage http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/Dont-sweat-missing-fall-tillage_187-ar6282 If you're kicking yourself this spring because you ran out of time to till wet fields last fall, relax. That's because an Iowa State University (ISU) study following a soggy 1993 growing season showed no yield benefit from fall tillage. When fuel, equipme Tuesday Apr 06 11:12:00 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/tillage/Dont-sweat-missing-fall-tillage_187-ar6282