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Ag Tech Adoption, Strip-Till "Compromise" Conquer Conservation Challenges

Ag Tech Adoption, Strip-Till "Compromise" Conquer Conservation Challenges

I WAS BORN into no-till and there’s a running joke I wouldn’t know how to drive a tractor straight if I had to thanks to the family’s quick adoption of guidance technology.

Strip-Till News

  • Healthy Soils Healthy Climate Act Bill Introduced in the Senate

    A new bill to be considered in the Senate would encourage farming practices that improve soil health and crop resilience and lower the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.
  • [Podcast] Benchmarking Strip-Till Practices in 2020

    In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Agrisolutions, we compare and contrast equipment setups, berm-building preferences, nutrient management strategies and more that strip-tillers are putting to work on their operation.
  • John Deere Introduces AutoPath, Updates Machine Sync

    John Deere introduces AutoPath to help producers more accurately document and follow each row of crops in fields throughout the season. The company also has released a new 20-3 software update for its Generation 4 4600 CommandCenter displays, including new features and enhancements to its popular Machine Sync application.
  • USDA Reports 96% of Soybeans Harvested

    According to the latest Crop Progress report from USDA, 96% of soybeans have been harvested as of the week ended Nov. 15, 2020.
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Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till

Saving With the SoilWarrior: Improve Fertilizer Efficiency & Your Bottom Line

With return on investment top of mind for many growers, RTK, tissue sampling, variable-rate technology (VRT) and other precision tools are becoming essential for running a profitable business. The tricky part can be saving money without sacrificing yields.

Strip-Till Farmer’s Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till series is brought to you by Environmental Tillage Systems.


At Environmental Tillage Systems, we provide progressive farmers with an innovative production system that profitably rebuilds and revitalizes the land. See more at soilwarrior.com.

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Fall 2020 National Cover Crop Summit

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Nov. 17-18, 2020

Join the editors of Cover Crop Strategies and today's leading cover crop experts for 2-days of productive online learning and networking during the third National Cover Crop Summit. This free-to-attend online event will deliver practical cover cropping ideas and advice to meet your specific needs.  Learn more

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Strip-Till Columns

  • Jack Zemlicka

    Are You Fully Invested in the Economics of Your Farm?

    With fall harvest winding down in many areas, strip-tillers have been vigilantly checking yield monitors (calibrated, I hope) and thinking about the next phase of field operations.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Bottom Line Benefits vs. Bin-Busting Yields

    Southeastern Minnesota is always an interesting area to explore the evolution and advancement of strip-till. My recent trip was no different, getting the opportunity to learn about the dollars-and-sense approach local strip-tillers have taken to improve economic returns and not necessarily boost yields.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Unlocking the Virtual Value of Strip-Till Secrets

    If you are like me, technology has become an even more important tool in daily life. Business communication, social interaction and idea sharing are accomplished through a variety of platforms, apps and web portals.
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    Strip-Tilling: Not Taking the Easy Way

    I’m a chronic malcontent, especially when it comes to our farm. If something becomes status quo, if it becomes something that everybody else is doing and we are not questioning it anymore, I start to look at it and pick at it and change it.

Strip-Till Farmer Podcast

[Podcast] Benchmarking Strip-Till Practices in 2020

In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Agrisolutions, we compare and contrast equipment setups, berm-building preferences, nutrient management strategies and more that strip-tillers are putting to work on their operation.

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

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Agrisolutions is the market leader in wearable parts, components, accessories and solutions for tillage, seeding, planting, fertilizing, hardware and inventory management solutions. Improve performance and durability with a wide range of in-field solutions to advance your strip-till system. To learn more about Agrisolutions and their three main brands: Bellota, Ingersoll, and Trinity Logistics, visit AgrisolutionsCorp.com.

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