Latest No-till farming Stories
Among Seven Growers Breaking 300 Bu/Ac Barrier, Six Win with Pioneer Hybrids Des Moines, Iowa (Vocus) December 17, 2010 DuPont congratulates David K.
Conservation Tillage for Cotton Gets a New Showcase on the Web A California farm equipment company dedicated to conservation tillage and sustainable agriculture marks its 62nd year in business by launching a new interactive website. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 Interstate Equipment & Mfg.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today reminded Pennsylvania producers to plant cover crops this fall to keep beneficial nutrients in the soil and reduce nitrogen runoff into local waterways, including the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Unique design leads to recognition of RTS's one of a kind status OSCEOLA, IA, Aug.
Greenhouse gas markets, where invisible gases are traded, must seem like black boxes to most people.
Two years into a study looking at methods of combining a living cover crop between corn rows shows that yield can be maintained at high levels using environmentally friendly practices.
When raising corn, straw left in the field after grain harvesting, along with legume cover crops reduces nitrogen leaching into waterways, but may lower economic return.
Foxtail millet, cowpea examined in conservation tillage experiments.
Many US farmers who grow genetically engineered (GE) crops are realizing substantial economic and environmental benefits -- such as lower production costs, fewer pest problems, reduced use of pesticides, and better yields -- compared with conventional crops.
What happens to the soil when you remove the plants?
Erosion is the process by which rock and soil are taken from the surface of the Earth by exogenetic processes like wind or the flow of water, and then transported and deposited in another location. While erosion is a natural process, human activities have increased by 10 to 40 times the rate at which erosion is happening globally. Excessive erosion results in problems such as desertification, decreases in agricultural productivity because of land degradation, sedimentation of waterways,...
Dryland farming is farming without the aid of irrigation and only with the amount of rain fall given by Mother Nature. Dryland farming is typical in arid regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and other regions that are known for growing grains. Dryland farming is practiced in all parts of Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. Process Dryland farming involves the constant assessing of the amount of moisture present or lacking for any given...
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