Seeding & Planting, Cover Crops
To Make Cover Crops Fit, a Little Space Makes a Big Difference

To Make Cover Crops Fit, a Little Space Makes a Big Difference

John Werries, his son Dean, and one employee are no strangers to making adjustments year-to-year to combat the unpredictable conditions of their Chapin, Ill., operation of no-tilled beans and strip-tilled corn.

Strip-Till News

  • Latest USDA Crop Progress Reports 11% of Corn Dented

    According to the latest Crop Progress report from USDA, 11% of corn in the U.S. was reported dented in the week ended August 9, above the 6% reported dented this time last year.
  • [Podcast] Ray Ward on Soil Testing and No-Till Nutrient Management

    In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, Darrell Bruggink talks with soil scientist Ray Ward, who founded Ward Laboratories and was the Premier Lecture Series speaker at the 2017 National Strip-Tillage Conference, about the importance of identifying the need for a new approach to making soil fertility recommendations.
  • AGuru Machinery Announces Launch of Company

    AGuru Machinery announces their launch to the public, after 3 years of research and development to prepare. AGuru Machinery is a group of soil, seed and equipment professionals who have come together to do strip-till, better. Our mission is to Eliminate Compromise with Ingenuity, focused on strip-till practices and equipment.
  • [Podcast] Strip-Tilling Soybeans: What Recent Research Has Told Us about Tillage, Row Spacing and Fertilizer Placement

    In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Agrisolutions, we're joined by Senior Outreach Specialist John Gaska who presents brand new university extension research results on strip-tilled soybeans to include analysis of nutrient management practices, seedbed preparation and yield results.
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Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till

5 Tips For Selling Used Farm Equipment

While late-model, low-hour and well-maintained equipment typically sell the best in all scenarios, Danny Beach, regional sales manager for Environmental Tillage Systems who has more than 15 years of experience in ag equipment sales, offers five tips to support a strong sale.

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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Aug. 6-8, 2020

Join today's top strip-tillers, agronomists and researchers for 3-days of unrivaled online learning and networking during the 2020 Virtual National Strip-Tillage Conference. Discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till today to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. Register now for just $49

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Strip-Till Columns

  • 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.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Did You Get Your “Tractor Therapy” this Spring?

    If you spend any time online these days, it’s hard to avoid the avalanche of comments, memes or images proclaiming that 2020 is a lost year, even though we’re only a little more than halfway through the calendar.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Putting Planting Season in a Different Perspective

    For better or worse, the 2020 spring planting season will be memorable. As strip-tillers prepare for planting — with some already getting into the field — it’s difficult to dismiss the internal and external influences that are reshaping the ag industry.

Strip-Till Farmer Podcast

[Podcast] Strip-Tilling Soybeans: What Recent Research Has Told Us about Tillage, Row Spacing and Fertilizer Placement

In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Agrisolutions, brought to you by Agrisolutions, we're joined by Senior Outreach Specialist John Gaska who presents brand new university extension research results on strip-tilled soybeans to include analysis of nutrient management practices, seedbed preparation and yield results.

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

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