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No-Tillers Walk a Fine Line on Earnings

Boosted by record corn yields, no-tillers eked out slightly better profits in 2017 despite higher expenditures for land rent, crop protection, equipment.

Being “better than average” on a consistent basis usually leads to success. In the 2017 world of farm economics, it took something extra special for no-tillers to finish in the black.

In an agricultural economy that’s currently walking a fine line, that extra special was record-setting corn yields.

Those corn yields appeared to give the 497 No-Till Farmer readers participating in our 10th annual No-Till Operational Benchmark Study just enough of what they needed to…

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Darrell Bruggink

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