Planter Maintenance Checklist – 14 Steps to Take Before Spring

🕔Jan 10, 2019Whereas you may be able to get away with a poorly maintained planter in conventionally tilled soil, not so in tough no-till conditions. A no-till planter must be able to […]

Recruiting Ants to Fight Weeds on the Farm

🕔Jan 3, 2019Harvester ants that eat weed seeds on the soil’s surface can help farmers manage weeds on their farms, according to an international team of researchers, who found that tilling less […]

No-Till November – Leaving Stubble to Protect the Soil

🕔Nov 20, 2018No-till November, a national campaign of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and others, encourages farmers to park their tillage implements each fall. It all started, says Neil Sass, an NRCS […]

No-Till Corn: Study Focuses on Profitability of Enhanced Efficiency Urea Fertilizers

🕔Nov 9, 2018Nitrogen is an important and expensive input for corn production, with fertilizer expenses including nitrogen comprising 37 to 45 percent of annual total operating expenses for corn in the United […]

Iowa: Do You Need to Till This Fall?

🕔Oct 30, 2018Late harvest and the rush to get grains out of the fields may present an opportunity to rethink the need for tilling fields this fall or not. The question to […]

No-Till Farming: New Jersey Schedules First-Ever Conference

🕔Oct 16, 2018New Jersey’s first-ever no-till and cover crop conference will be held Thursday, December 13, at Hawk Pointe Golf Course in Washington, NJ. The day-long conference features experts in no-till and cover […]

ERS Report: Tillage Intensity and Conservation Cropping in the U.S.

🕔Sep 28, 2018On Wednesday, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released a report titled, “Tillage Intensity and Conservation Cropping in the United States,” which discussed regional and crop conservation tillage practices, as […]

South Dakota: Marestail – Fall Control Options

🕔Sep 26, 2018In the Dakota’s, the Marestail population will germinate in the fall and bolt in the spring. Not letting Marestail produce seed is of upmost importance because they can produce up to […]

Ohio: No-Till Field Day, Wooster, Aug. 29

🕔Aug 24, 2018A field day scheduled for Aug. 29 will look at the old and the new in tillage practices. The Ohio No-Till Field Day will feature panelists with a combined 250 […]

Texas: Rolling Plains Conservation Field Tour, Vernon, Aug. 29

🕔Aug 13, 2018The Rolling Plains field tour, Practices to Improve Soil Health and Soil/Water Conservation, will be hosted Aug. 29 by Texas A&M AgriLife at Vernon and the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

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