Study: No-till farming reduces greenhouse gas

Associated Press: No-till farming, in which farmers don't plow under their fields between crops, releases far smaller amounts of a potent greenhouse gas into the air than conventional farming, according to a new study that suggests no-till may help combat global warming. Researchers said the findings also could help farmers make more efficient use of the costly nitrogen-based fertilizers used to spur plant growth by showing them how to keep more of it in the soil. The three-year, federally funded Purdue University......

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