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Rotations, Double-Cropping Key Profitable No-Till Makeover

Oklahoma no-tiller Preston Simic is rejuvenating stagnant wheat ground by protecting it with residue, fixing fertility issues and diversifying crop rotations.

For many farmers, the decision to adopt no-till practices often comes down to economics.

That’s no different for Preston Simic, who no-tills 1,700 acres of winter wheat, corn and canola, along with double-crop soybeans and milo (grain sorghum) in north-central Oklahoma.

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Simic has found preserving a layer of corn and milo stalks and wheat straw on his fields keeps more water in the soil profile and lets him diversify his rotation beyond continuous wheat.

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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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