Tillage – Yield Booster Or Penalty? South Dakota Adds To Debate.

🕔Jan 5, 2018The discussion of grain yields and different tillage practices needs to start in producers’ fields. Grain yield comparisons and results from un-biased research are very important for making agronomic decisions […]

Minnesota: Conservation Tillage Conference, Willmar, Dec. 5-6

🕔Nov 20, 2017Do you need to fulfill your Continuing Education Credit (CEU) requirements? Consider attending the 2017 Conservation Tillage Conference on Dec. 5-6 in Willmar, MN. Ten CEU’s will be available at the 2-day […]

Flint on Crops: Why Choose No-Till? – Commentary

🕔Jan 16, 2017When the idea of no-tillage farming was introduced there were a lot of skeptics. They were at every level of the production system from the bankers down to the grandfathers […]

Soil Health: Reducing Tillage Improves Microbial Activity

🕔Oct 4, 2016For the past several decades, farmers have been abandoning their plows in favor of a practice known as no-till agriculture. Today, about one-third of U.S. farmers are no longer tilling […]

Georgia: Winter Weed Control In Conservation Tillage Systems

🕔Feb 8, 2016Cut leaf evening primrose, wild radish, and horseweed are some of the most troublesome weeds in conservation tillage systems. Allowed to grow, these winter weeds become very large and hard […]

Soil: The Yield Limiting Factor We Take For Granted – DTN

🕔Feb 19, 2015There’s a good reason the U.N General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils. It is agriculture’s fundamental resource. Over the next few days, I’ll be writing about soil […]

Ohio: Conservation Tillage Conference to Focus on Big Data, Privacy

🕔Feb 5, 2015As more farmers gain access to and use big data to increase yield production, questions remain about how to keep that data from potentially hurting their farm profits later. Finding […]

Texas: Replacing Irrigation Pivot, Conserving Water on the High Plains

🕔Nov 6, 2014Landowner Marcus Martinez is getting results conserving water on his farm after working with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to replace a 29 year old center pivot sprinkler […]

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