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Banding vs. Broadcast: Nutrient Placement Benefits, Techniques & Management
Veteran strip-tillers share proven payback and lessons learned with targeted, timed nutrient applications.
15 Time, Money & Stress-Saving Strip-Till Planting Tips
Creating the ideal seedbed requires diligent residue management, the right precision tools and a willingness to get your hands dirty.
21 Strip-Till Fertility Tips for Feeding Plants the Right Diet
Split nitrogen applications, determining the proper placement depth and doing below-ground root assessments are all part of a well-rounded fertility program.
Join more than 40 top-notch no-tillers, agronomists, researchers and other no-till experts in Louisville, January 4-7, 2022, to discover innovative ideas that can help you get the most out of your no-till farming system. The 30th anniversary National No-Tillage Conference offers a mix of thought-provoking General Sessions, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, valuable pesticide recertification and Certified Crop Advisor credits are available to qualifying attendees. Learn more
Ryan Nell and his father, Ron, are innovators when it comes to the 2,200-acre family farm in Beaver Dam, Wis. However, they don’t adopt new practices without first researching them and conducting their own on-farm trials to optimize methods for their operation.
I like to think of strip-tillers in this context — creative adaptors who are receptive to change and always looking to improve their recipe for success.
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Mike Bredeson, a research scientist with the Ecdysis Foundation, where he studies the interdependence of plants and insects alongside innovative farmers who are seeking to create healthy soils while growing resilient and profitable crops.
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2020 was anything but typical. But for farmers who got an early start on planting, managed to navigate extreme weather and put down the right fertility, it turned out pretty great, especially for those who were able to capitalize on improved crop prices and earn top placements in the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Yield Contest.
This series is brought to you by Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS).
It’s important to make sure you set your planter bar height so your parallel arms run level with the ground. When your parallel arms run uphill to the bar you limit the amount of travel that you have for the row-unit. As you start to go over any sort of terrain your row-unit may bottom out on that stop and you'll be planting shallow.
The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting. Precision Planting, LLC is the leading provider of practical and effective precision ag technologies to help make farmers smarter every season.
Within the 48 pages of this report, you will get perspective and direct experience from other no-tillers, strip-tillers, researchers and industry experts on how current precision tools are paying off and how to prepare to make the most of the innovations of the future. This report features expert advice from experienced industry experts such as; Jeremy Wilson, Cade Bushnell, Eric and Megan Wallendal, and more.