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No-Till Tips on Weeds
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jan 31, 2014 06:47 PM CST

SALINA, Kan. (DTN) -- Few things make no-till guru Dwayne Beck as angry as the idea of farmers turning back to tillage in the face of herbicide-resistant weed populations.

"If tillage was so good at eliminating weeds, they'd all be gone by now," the South Dakota farmer thundered to the crowd gathered at the No Till on the Plains' annual convention in Salina, Kan. on Tuesday.

Around 1,350 people turned out to hear presenters like Beck talk about strategies for managing no-till farming operations. Resistant weeds cropped up in presentations throughout the two-day event, and the message was consistent: Leave ...

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