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Nearly 40 cutting-edge, money-making sessions over 2 days, delivering insightful learning and unlimited networking with the best of the strip-till community.

Top Experts. Worldwide Experience. SPEAKERS FOR THE 2016 CONFERENCE.

  • Kevin Kimberly

    Jerry Ackermann

    Strip-Till Farmer

    Lakefield, Minn.

  • Dorivar Ruiz Diaz

    Dorivar Ruiz Diaz

    Associate Professor Soil Fertility and Management

    Kansas State University

  • Trent Sanderson

    Trent Sanderson

    Sanderson Ag

    Clare, Ill.

  • Tim Smith

    Tim Smith

    Strip-Till Farmer

    Eagle Grove, Iowa

ATTENDEES OF THE 2015 CONFERENCE PICKED UP Valuable tips, ideas and techniques from:

  • Bill Darrington, Strip-Tiller, Persia, Iowa
    Shared the evolution of his strip-till system to include fertility management practices that have helped him improve yields.
  • Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Spirit Lake, Iowa
    Addressed Iowa’s leadership role in using science and new technologies to address water quality and conservation issues.
  • Jason Wykoff, Strip-Tiller, New Carlisle, Ind.
    Discussed experiments with 20-inch strip-tilled seed corn, fall vs. spring strip-till and a lucrative move to strip-tilled soybeans.
  • Cade Bushnell, Strip-Tiller, Stillman Valley, Ill.
    Addressed the benefits and challenges of developing a successful corn-on-corn strip-till program.
  • Joey Hanson, Strip-Tiller, Elk Point, S.D.
    Shared practical considerations for setting realistic strip-till goals with the right equipment to match field conditions.
  • Mike Shuter, Strip-Tiller, Shutter Farms, Frankton, Ind.
    Discussed the tangible gains of using crop sensing technology to assess foliar application needs.


Hours of Extremely Valuable Peer-to-Peer Networking Opportunities


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Plus: Gain continuing education credits

Co-sponsored by these leading strip-till suppliers:

Download the 2015 program (PDF)
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5 Farmers Win Free Registration to 2016 Strip-Tillage Conference

Five attendees of the 2nd annual National Strip-Tillage Conference have won free registration ($249 value) to attend the 3rd annual event to be held in Bloomington-Normal, Ill., Aug. 3-4, 2016. The winners include:

> Adam Souder, New Carlisle, Ind., from drawing of all paid registered attendees

> Burdette Piening, Lincoln, Neb., and Brent Willin, Seaford, Del., from a drawing of attendees who filled out the two daily surveys

> Dewayne Keiper, Lennox, S.D., and Tryston Beyrer, Savoy, Ill., from a drawing of the event’s roundtable moderators

In addition, Grant Lewis of Delavan, Ill., won a drawing sponsored by ANP Inc. for a free farm visit and soil health analysis from Mike Petersen, ANP’s lead agronomist and a respected soil scientist and strip-till advocate.

2016 conference information

August 3-4, 2016  •  Bloomington-Normal, IL



Save $25.00 with super early bird registration! Register online for just $224. Additional farm or family members register for just $204. To register offline, please download the 2016 Registration form. Early bird registration ends after 5-30-16.

Hotel Reservations:

The host Marriott — Bloomington-Normal — Hotel & Conference Center is holding a block of rooms for the special rate of $110 per night. You can make reservations online or by calling (888) 236-2427. Make sure you mention the National Strip-Tillage Conference to get the special rate. Room availability is limited, so be sure to make your reservations as soon as possible.

NSTC Sponsors:

For information about last year's National Strip-Tillage Conference Title Sponsors, visit our Sponsors page.

Continuing Education Credits:

Attendees of the 2015 conference were able to earn up to 10.5 CCA CEU credits for attending the National Strip-Tillage Conference – 13.5 if they also attend the special Kevin Kimberley 3-hour special workshop the morning before the conference kicked off.

Things to Do/Dining

Download and print a visitors guide for downtown Bloomington-Normal for points of interest, things to do and a list of restaurants and places to dine.

Questions about the National Strip-Tillage Conference?

Contact Strip-Till Farmer
by phone at (866) 839-8455
or (262) 782-4480
by fax at (262) 786-5564;

by email at

or by mail at
P.O. Box 624
Brookfield, WI 53008-0624