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  • May 29, 2012
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    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Conservation Tillage 1

    Dave Legvold and Mike Peterson farm outside of Northfield, MN. Both farmers have switched from conventional tillage programs to conservation tillage using a zone-till method, allowing fewer passes as well as nutrient savings. Using zone-till also saves soil, a key to farming land with thin topsoil....More
  • Nov 15, 2011
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    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Rainfall Simulator Demonstration

    You don't realize the impact rainfall has on your soil until you really see it. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Ag Engineer Paul Jasa did a rainfall simulator demonstration this summer showing the effects of rain on soil with grass cover, tilled soil and tilled soil with residue cover....More
  • Nov 1, 2011
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    Very Dry Tillage Conditions and Corn Harvest Progress

    Completing fall tillage has been a struggle for farm operators in many areas of southern and western Minnesota, due to the extremely dry topsoil conditions. Most of southwest and south-central Minnesota is now listed as being in a moderate drought, with nearly the entire state categorized at abnormally dry....More
  • Jul 27, 2011
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    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Howard Buffett on No-Till, Research Projects and Government Regulation

    Howard G. Buffett, farmer, philanthropist and conservationist from Decatur, IL, spoke with Corn & Soybean Digest Managing Editor Susan Winsor about no-till, research projects in South Africa and the importance of growers farming more sustainably before the government forces the issue....More
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