A COMPARISON OF DISC OPENERS AND SEED KNIVES

In the world of no-till farming, growers have a variety of equipment options available. How do you make the choice between a knife opener and a disc opener? Even though there are benefits to both kinds of seeders, most producers prefer knife openers. Here is a comparison of both equipment types to help you make the right decision.   Performance …

OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES OF DIRECT SEEDING

Producers switching to direct seeding methods from conventional tilling often face a number of challenges. Some of these obstacles serve as a deterrent for those that want to make the switch to no-till farming. As more growers learn how to overcome these challenges, we will all benefit from higher yields, healthier crops and less damage to the environment.   Managing …

HOW DIRECT SEEDING BENEFITS THE ENVIRONMENT

Direct seeding, or no-till farming, offers producers an eco-friendly and sustainable alternative to conventional tillage. As agronomy advances, more people are starting to realize just how harmful traditional crop farming techniques can be. No-till farming doesn’t just improve cropland – it also helps keep our waterways clean while cutting carbon dioxide production and dust pollution.   Direct Seeding Leads to …