Trial And Error Leads To Strip-Till Success
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Trial And Error Leads To Strip-Till Success

With the majority of their acres dedicated to seed corn, a crop that requires intense management, strip-tiller Jason Wykoff and his wife, Gretchan, can’t afford to waste time and money on unnecessary field passes.

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National Strip-Tillage Conference


NSTC August 5-6, 2015
Iowa City, Iowa

Get dozens of ideas to boost your strip-till yields at the 2nd annual National Strip-Tillage Conference this August 5-6 in Iowa City.

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  • Jack Zemlicka

    Build a Strip-Till System to Fit Your Budget

    These days, farmers are certainly being more judicious with where they spend their money. While there are certainly unavoidable expenses, farmers can also use a little creativity to produce an economical result.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Sizing Up GPS Value in Small Strip-Tilled Fields

    Maneuvering through fields riddled with angles can be difficult with any size strip-till rig. But just how essential is RTK-level guidance for smaller spaces?
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Having Fun with In-Furrow Fungicide

    When making fungicide applications, timing and application method can be critical factor in the outcome. This is something that brothers Dan, Dave and Doug Rebout have been experimenting with on their 3,900-acre operation in Janesville, Wis.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Prescribing a Timely ‘Rescue’ in Strip-Till

    Visiting with several strip-tillers in Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan recently, they were willing to showcase off the early emergence of their corn. 'Green and growing' was the diagnosis for most of the strip-tilled fields we walked, with a healthy amount of decomposing cornstalk or soybean residue in between the rows.

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Recent Webinar: Managing Your Cash Crop to Make Room To Cover Crop Effectively

You can’t stumble your way into success. Walton, Ind., no-tiller and veteran cover crop user Cameron Mills takes you through the primary things you need to consider to have a good experience making cover crops a beneficial part of your no-till system.

Brought to you by: KB Seed Solutions

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