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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.
Ecorobotix, a Swiss agtech and artificial intelligence (AI) software company, has announced the U.S. introduction of its ARA, a system that scans the field and precision spot-sprays weeds. ARA was launched in 2021. It has since been used in 13 European countries and, most recently, expanded geographically to Canada and South America. ARA uses a combination of Ecorobotix’s UHP-Spray-Technology and the AI-driven Plant-by-Plant software.
Speaking of increased efficiency, that’s exactly what Lynx aims to achieve with its new high-flow air system. The 3-inch hosing system for 24-row strip-till feeds into a fully adjustable splitter that’s dividing into 2-2.5 inch lines, ensuring the product is equally applied to both rows.
Conservation Ag Update hits the road once again for the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. Assistant editor Mackane Vogel discovers a new electric cover crop seeder, and catches up with ag tire expert James Tuschner for a “Tire Talk” about preventing stubble damage.
Learn How Earthworms Can Save You Money, Time, And Your Fields For Just $15.95! If crop residues are removed too quickly in the fall or spring, worms may not have the opportunity to eat and breed. Learn to leverage earthworms for better crop production & improved profitability. Everything you always wanted to know about improving soil fertility and managing earthworms can be found in the 112 pages of our best-seller, The Farmer's Earthworm Handbook.
McDonald's out-of-order ice cream machines have become a standing joke. What is interesting about this is the extent to which companies like McDonald's will go to fight R2R issues.
On this edition of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Sound Agriculture, Jason Webster, Precision Technology Institute (PTI) Farm manager, discusses the biggest strip-till lessons learned from years of research at the 400-plus acre research farm.
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Check out these equipment maintenance articles and tips from Precision Planting in our Seeding Maintenance and Planter Maintenance series below.
Sean Arthur spent several years working in the seed and ag equipment industries before moving back to the farm and adopting strip-tillage to protect his soil and grow his ROI.
This 44-page Special Commemorative Edition is meant to honor the shoulders of those on which no-tillers stand on today, and to also remind the next generation that true, revolutionary breakthroughs in farming are still possible. More than 110 million acres proves it. Based on detailed research, historical discoveries and many conversations with farmers who proudly shared their personal no-till memories, this fascinating report dives into all aspects within the rich history of no-till farming.