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Getting More Dollars Per Acre With No-Till, Covers and Livestock

David Wessel’s recipe for no-till success lets him wring out profits from poorer ground and lean on covers and healthier soil to raise corn, soybeans and wheat more economically.


Pictured Above: MANAGING RESIDUE. No-tiller David Wessel uses a Case IH Early Riser 1200 planter, outfitted with Yetter SharkTooth row cleaners and spiked closing wheels, to plant corn in 20-inch rows. He likes to leave corn stalks standing 8-12 inches high at harvest to reduce residue blowing and drifting. In the past, encountering residue piles had created planting issues

David Wessel isn’t afraid to make the most out of every no-till acre, whether it’s rich…

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John Dobberstein

John Dobberstein is senior editor of No-Till Farmer magazine and the e-newsletter Dryland No-TillerHe previously covered agriculture for the Tulsa World and worked for daily newspapers in Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Joseph, Mich. He graduated with a B.A. in journalism and political science from Central Michigan University.

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