TITLE

No-till is key to wheat production

AUTHOR(S)
Farm, Ron Smith
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;9/2/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 17, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the no-till production techniques and their effect on the production of wheat, cotton and other rotational crops in Texas. It notes two farmers, namely David Holubec and Paul Minzenmayer, who both have seen the advantages of reduced tillage system in their farm operations. Moreover, it presents some of the techniques the two farmers used in maximizing their respective productions which include applying herbicides after wheat harvest and considering pre-plant fertilization.
ACCESSION #
53742941

 

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