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New Mutations for Herbicide Resistance Rarer than Expected, Study Finds

After exposing more than 70 million grain amaranth seeds to a soil-based herbicide, researchers were not able to find a single herbicide-resistant mutant. Though preliminary, the findings suggest that the mutation rate in amaranth is very low, and that low-level herbicide application contributes little — if anything — to the onset of new mutations conferring resistance.
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Precision Cover Crop Seeding & Nitrogen Management: A Winning Combination

Cropping consultant and contract researcher John Pike to share replicated results of precision seeding cover crop species to capitalize on nutrient management and soil health at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
Cropping consultant and contract researcher John Pike to share replicated results of precision seeding cover crop species to capitalize on nutrient management and soil health at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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Different Perspectives on On-Farm Research Data

Leveraging data from each year's growing season can impact future success.
Every time we grow a crop, the interaction of genetics, management and environment (G x E x M) result in a unique outcome. This inherent variability of agricultural production systems has been a fascinating challenge motivating farmers, agronomists and researchers to identify consistent responses that can lead to more effective decision making.
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Starting Out in Strip-Till: An Economical, Efficient Approach

At the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference, Kent, Ill., strip-tiller Seth Wenzel will explain how to make a profitable transition into the practice without breaking the bank.
At the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference, Kent, Ill., strip-tiller Seth Wenzel will explain how to make a profitable transition into the practice without breaking the bank.
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2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference Speaker

Cracking the Cover Crop Code: Mixes, Methods & Mistakes

Austin, Minn., strip-tiller Tom Cotter to share variety-selection tips and seeding strategies to maximize cover cropping ROI at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
Austin, Minn., strip-tiller Tom Cotter to share variety-selection tips and seeding strategies to maximize cover cropping ROI at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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