Examples of no-till in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cover crops like Austrian winter peas, crimson clover or fava beans are good options for home gardeners using no-till methods. oregonlive, 7 Sep. 2023 The Arizona Worm Farm uses a no-till method, meaning no chemicals, herbicides, pesticides or commercial fertilizer can be used. Kylie Werner, The Arizona Republic, 16 June 2023 Known for their specialty Japanese vegetables, Assawaga also offers traditional New England vegetables grown on their one-acre, no-till farm. BostonGlobe.com, 9 May 2023 Planting cover crops or switching to no-till farming can help protect those waters, but implementing new practices costs money. Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel, 8 May 2023 Modern methods include using no-till crops to avoid breaking up the soil, planting cover crops to hold in moisture, and once again planting windbreaks. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, 2 May 2023 The park district intends to explore additional changes in a survey this summer pertaining to no-till plots, the gardening season’s length and amending the soil. Giles Bruce, Chicago Tribune, 28 Mar. 2023 This dead matter acts as a mulch that helps seeds germinate without discing and is a great no-till option. Adam Lewis, Field & Stream, 13 Mar. 2023 The herbicide tolerant soybeans enabled by that technology have also facilitated mass adoption of climate-friendly, no-till and strip-till farming methods. Steven Savage, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of no-till was in 1968

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“No-till.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no-till. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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