Maturing Strip-Tillers Bring Regional Diversity, Yield Consistency
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Maturing Strip-Tillers Bring Regional Diversity, Yield Consistency

Results of the 6th Annual Strip-Till Operational Practices Benchmark study, evaluating 2018 cropping practices, underscored strip-tillers’ stability in an unstable ag market.

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  • Precision Ag Technology Helps Strip-Till Farmers Implement the 4Rs

    With the increased cost of inputs and pressure to reduce nutrient loss, farmers are looking for ways to improve productivity. Precision ag technology will continue to be a key factor in making this equation work for many farmers.
  • Long-Term Study Suggests Management Adaptations for Weather Extremes

    A recent article published in the Soil and Tillage Research Journal explores how a long-term tillage study in northeast Nebraska can offer insights on how to successfully adapt to future climate changes by adjusting specific management practices.
  • [Podcast] Think Bigger than Your Farm with a Strip-Till System

    In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Ben Pederson, a strip-tiller from Lake Mills, Iowa, to chat about his holistic approach to strip-till and why farmers should be thinking outside of the box to keep their operations on a pathway to profitability.
  • NRCS Updates Cover Crop Termination Guidelines

    Here are the latest guidelines on cover crop termination from the NRCS — for crops planted in the 2020 crop year and later — for growers who are utilizing crop insurance.
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Precision Ag Technology Helps Strip-Till Farmers Implement the 4Rs

With the increased cost of inputs and pressure to reduce nutrient loss, farmers are looking for ways to improve productivity. Precision ag technology will continue to be a key factor in making this equation work for many farmers.

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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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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Think Bigger than Your Farm with a Strip-Till System

In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Ben Pederson, a strip-tiller from Lake Mills, Iowa, to chat about his holistic approach to strip-till and why farmers should be thinking outside of the box to keep their operations on a pathway to profitability.

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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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Comparing & Contrasting Strip-Till Tools, Techniques & Outcomes

Results of the 6th Annual Strip-Till Operational Practices Benchmark study, evaluating 2018 cropping practices, reinforce the importance of adapting a strip-till system to increase production and efficiency. 

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During this webinar, sponsored by Ingersoll, Jack Zemlicka, managing editor of Strip-Till Farmer shares and evaluates the results of the 2019 benchmark study, based on the responses of more than 200 farmers from 23 states, to include shifting equipment preferences, yield results, cover cropping methods and precision technology adoption.

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