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Reaching Beyond Equipment for No-Till Success


Kelly Kettner makes the application of composted cattle manure an important part of his soil-building and no-till efforts at Muleshoe, Texas. Here, compost is applied to a field of dead cover that included forage sorghum and millet as ground cover. Kettner says compost adds nutrients to the soil that help create organic matter.

When Muleshoe, Texas, farmer Kelly Kettner decided to try no-tilling back in 2005, he expected success would depend on the equipment that…

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