no-till


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no-till

(nō′tĭl′)
n.
A system for planting crops without plowing, using herbicides to control weeds and resulting in reduced soil erosion and the preservation of soil nutrients.
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To change that, Shepherd's Grain Flour Company is taking a stand for sustainable fields by growing only grains using no-till, diverse-rotation farming techniques.
Techniques described include no-till planting, crop rotation, less pesticides and fertilizer, less fossil fuels, and less water.
This study was conducted to develop the most favorable and economical no-till technique for wheat sowing in combine-harvested paddy fields with different residue conditions.
For pictures and a video tour of the "Walk Through No-Till History" exhibit, including commentary by Frank Lessiter, visit LessiterMedia.
Tenders are invited for furnish and deliver (1) 2016- great plains 706nt no-till drill.
No-till farming has been widely adopted for dryland grain production in Australia due to benefits including improved soil structure with better water infiltration and water retention, increased ground cover with less soil erosion and increased soil fertility with more soil organic carbon sequestered (Chan and Heenan 2005; Hobbs 2007; Thomas et al.
cribraria egg masses by P saccharalis in conventional tillage and no-till organic soybean experimental plots in Georgia in 2013.
His no-till farming immediately caught my attention.
A combination of no-till and strip-till farming methods has helped Barcellos manage for water scarcity while allowing him to dramatically reduce chemical use, fuel use and the amount of dust particles the farm discharges into the air.
However, in a no-till field the soil is minimally disturbed just to plant new seeds.
Combined with no-till production, cover crops are credited with sequestering more carbon in soil so that less of it is released as a greenhouse gas.
The ductile cast iron shank is strengthened to handle tough no-till and rocky conditions.