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Farming family stresses soil conservation in no-till practice
amarillo.com / Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:21:24 +0000

PETERSBURG — Ronnie Hopper was excited about what he saw in the audience of his annual no-till field day: Young faces.

No-till farming involves leaving the land unplowed to boost soil conservation and water retention. Hopper and other advocates consider it a way to sustain fields for generations.

“The main focus of no-till is that it uses less water,” he said.


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