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Darrell Bruggink

Learning How to Produce High-Yield No-Till Soybeans

“No-till, no yield.” Ask any farmer who uses no-till in his management system, and he’ll probably tell you that one of his conventional-till neighbors has uttered this phrase when asked why he doesn’t try no-till. The fact is: When it comes to raising soybeans, no-till certainly has no yield issues. The editors of No-Till Farmer have annually asked their readers to voluntarily complete a detailed survey, which includes questions that delve into yield performance of soybeans with various tillage systems. What we’ve found through the years is that the average no-till soybean yield has been 52.75 bushels per acre [...]

By |July 7, 2017|
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