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Thursday, January 29, 2015

No-Till Research Discrepencies

No-Till Farmer Looks at issues with University Research and yield results with No-till.  When you look at yield results, sometime it can be easy to determine why the results are not valid and sometimes not.  The above article has 29 reasons listed.  I hope you click and check them out.  One thing they did not mention is timing.  Sometimes farmers can delay an operation in No-Till to a more favorable time either moisture or soil temperature wise.  NO-Till research plots need to be planted on the the same day to eliminate that variable. The 29 things that go wrong with No-till research, can also go wrong with most research.  This article demonstrates why you might want to do your own research. 

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