5 Soil Healing Tips to Boost Strip-Till Profitability
Nutrient Management, Soil Health

5 Soil Healing Tips to Boost Strip-Till Profitability

Like all farmers, Jeff Herrold wants high yields. But, he wants to work with nature to achieve them.

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  • [Podcast] Capitalizing on High-Value Strip-Tilled Crops & Organic Opportunities

    In this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Megan Wallendal who explains their pursuit of creative and often, lucrative outcomes strip-tilling high-value crops along with their ongoing transition to organic practices on their operation.
  • A Learn-by-Doing Approach to Strip-Till Success

    In 2017, we dropped our starter fertilizer application in the furrow at planting. The past 4 years we purposely ordered short on 10-20 acres so we didn’t carry over any starter to the next year.
  • Applying ‘Agronomist Logic’ to Variable-Rate Recommendations

    Dr. Ray Asebedo explains how agronomists working with no-tillers and strip-tillers can leverage collected sensor data to refine fertilizer prescriptions through what he calls the “agronomist nitrogen recommendation algorithm.”
  • Dicamba and Temperature Inversions: Lessons Learned from 4 Years of Research

    Temperature inversions are common during the growing season, and knowing how to tell if one is likely to occur may help prevent Dicamba damage on susceptible plants and crops, say researchers at the University of Missouri. Find out what their research reveals about how wind speed, cloud cover, obstructions and other factors affect temperature inversions.
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Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till

Fall Tillage Incomplete? Try Spring Zone Tillage!

If you were faced with challenging fall field conditions that prevented tillage and fertilizer placement, spring zone tillage may be your answer.

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National Strip-Tillage Conference

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Aug. 1-2, 2019
Peoria, IL

Get hundreds of ideas to boost your strip-till yields at the 6th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference Aug. 1-2, 2019, in Peoria, IL. This is a can't-miss, one-of-a-kind meeting that offers nearly 40 cutting-edge, money-making sessions and unlimited networking with the best of the strip-till community over 2 days.

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Strip-Till Farmer Podcast

Capitalizing on High-Value Strip-Tilled Crops & Organic Opportunities

In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Megan Wallendal who explains their pursuit of creative and often, lucrative outcomes strip-tilling high-value crops along with their ongoing transition to organic practices on their operation.

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Strip-Till Farmer's podcast series is brought to you by Topcon Agriculture.

Agronomy matters and Topcon Agriculture application solutions make it work. From planning to precision machine control, Norac’s boom height control, monitoring and mapping, to data management, you have the total set of solutions to maximize your agronomic plan. Find out how to make the most of your 4R Nutrient Stewardship with precision technology that is unmatched in ease of use. Visit them at TopconPositioning.com/GrowingSolutions.

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Improving Soil Health in the Zone

Managing Micronutrients in Strip-Till Zone

Strip-till growers have been on the front edge of technology adoption and nutrient use efficiency for years. However when reviewing agronomy journals and past micronutrient research, you will see that very little has been done to understand and advance micronutrient management within strip-till programs.

Strip-Till Farmer's Improving Soil Health in the Zone series is brought to you by Midwestern BioAg.

Click here to learn more about TerraNu Technology’s ability to enhance nutrient uptake, improve soil health and increase yields on your farm.

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Profitable Practices for Boosting Strip-Till Yields

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