No-Till Farming Pros and Cons

The agricultural industry is converting to this new and (on the surface, at least) better method.



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Herbicides are often used in no-till farming to kill a cover crop before a cash crop is planted in the spring.
PHOTO: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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Of the herbicides that are applied to combat weeds, paraquat is probably the most toxic and persistent.
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