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Days are numbered for conventional tillage

Trends of no-till, minimum-till and strip-till systems come to the fore

November 23, 2008
By WHITNEY PANDIL-EATON, Staff Writer, wpandileaton@minotdailynews.com

For hundreds of years, intensive tillage, also known as conventional tillage, was the dominant method for cultivating crops in many parts of the United States, but technological advances in machinery, seed, chemical and other aspects of agriculture in recent decades have opened the door to new practices and hybrids.

 
 
 

 

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