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What I've Learned from No-Tilling: Conquering Tight Soils With Tiling, Cover Crops and Long-Term No-Till

Indiana no-tiller Larry Huffmeyer says focusing on soil health is paying large dividends in his quest for hitting the 300-bushel brass ring in corn.

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NAME: Larry Huffmeyer

LOCATION: Osgood, Ind.

YEARS NO-TILLING: 39

ACRES: 1,300

CROPS: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat

The plains states lost their soil to the wind in the Dust Bowl, and we lose our priceless topsoil to water.

Wet, tight soils sitting on top of dense fragipan layers 36 inches below surface and a plow pan caused by decades of plowing have long been a barrier between us and perfect corn stands.

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Martha Mintz

Since 2011, Martha has authored the highly popular “What I’ve Learned About No-Till” series that has appeared in every issue of No-Till Farmer since August of 2002.


Growing up on a cattle ranch in southeastern Montana, Martha is a talented ag writer and photographer who lives with her family in Billings, Montana.

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