Fuel prices climb, conservation tillage offers relief

As fuel prices continue to climb, conservation tillage might offer farmers some relief. An estimated 3.5 gallons of diesel fuel could be saved per acre by switching from conventional tillage to no-till. Other benefits like reduced soil erosion, improved soil tilth and water conservation can also be seen.


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DairyCast 0165 for June 6 2008

Download mp3DairyCast 0165 Show Notes:

  • Matt Roberts, Ohio State University, shares the highlights of his recent presentation on the economics of ethanol and exports
  • Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acreage has been released for one-time haying or grazing. But there are some details that you should be aware of as we
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