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No-till Success Starts with Education

Exapta Solutions has been at the forefront of developing no-till knowledge and technology for the past two decades. Gain practical, working knowledge of no-till farming techniques by exploring our educational materials, guides, and tips.


The Guide to No-Till Seeding was developed in 2002, by Exapta founder, Matt Hagny. It outlines the basic principles of no-till seeding including a review of openers, achieving and maintaining blade depth, seed firming and more. You’ll also want to check out the Fundamentals of Seed Placement.


For further information on your drill setup or planter setup, or to find out how you can make your operations more efficient, we offer tons of helpful tips.

Library & Links

For further reading, refer to our Library & Links section. These tips have been collected from the most successful no-tillers and researchers in the industry so you can be sure you are getting accurate information.

Numerous studies have shown that no-till agriculture is effective and profitable, if done properly. Learn from the best, only at Exapta Solutions. Get the latest educational materials, guides and tips delivered straight to your inbox by subscribing to Exapta’s newsletter.

Chris Horton

Chris Horton brings 25 years of management with him. He grew up on his grandparents farm in Reno County Kansas where they mainly grew wheat and cattle feed. He worked on feed lots as a pen rider and cow-calf operations before moving to Southern California where Chris started a new career in the transportation and transport logistics, eventually managing the western region for a large commercial vehicle leasing company. Chris moved home to Kansas, to manage a local Farmers Coop and then eventually the service dept for a tractor dealership. The opportunity to join the Exapta team came up, and he knew he wanted to be a part of this team.

Bob Pagel

Sales & Service Representative

Prior to joining Exapta, Bob Pagel was an Agricultural Territory Sales Manager for Ritchie Brothers, serving parts of MN, WI and IA. He continues to support his family farm in SE Minnesota.

Jon Zeller

Current Product Engineer

Jonathan Zeller joined Exapta excited to return to working with no-till planting equipment. He supported research of no-till planting and other ag related projects for 7 years with Kansas State University’s Agricultural Engineering Department after getting his engineering degree. He later worked 3 years for Landoll Company, LLC. where he gained experience in a design engineering role. Jonathan grew up on a small family farm in NE Kansas working with row crops, hay and cattle. Jonathan enjoys solving engineering problems and improving or creating products to be robust and easy to install and service.