As the emphasis on soil health/protection and machinery/labor costs have intensified in recent years, so too has the interest in no-till farming. This conservation practice, first commercialized in Western Kentucky in 1962 to address severe soil erosion, leaves the soil essentially undisturbed and with a layer of crop residue to protect it, and eliminates tillage passes for fuel, equipment and labor-savings.
The Equipment Manufacturers Institute (now the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers), noted “No-till planting is the single most innovative cultural practice to be widely adopted in agriculture since the mid-1960s.”
No-till has seen considerable growth in the U.S. since the early 1970s when the practice was used on only 3.3 million U.S. acres. According to the last USDA Census of Agriculture no-till was practiced on 104 million acres in 2017. Current estimates put 2021 no-till acreage at 110 million acres.
The practice is poised for further growth due to its carbon-friendly advantages, especially if food, fuel and fabric producers begin to specify the farm practices of the commodities they purchase.
To provide insight into this continuously growing segment of the ag market, Ag Equipment Intelligence has compiled the last 10 years of data — licensed from decades of No-Till Farmer’s annual No-Till Operational Benchmark Studies — into one comprehensive market report. The report analyzes how growers’ no-till operations have changed and trended over the last 10 years, including insight into no-tillers’:
The insights from this report will help your business understand how to further penetrate this growing market and what no-tillers are looking for from their equipment manufacturers, dealers, ag retailers and others. For any company looking to expand its reach and influence into conservation agriculture, this report is a must-have business intelligence tool for understanding the no-till space.
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