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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.
Discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. The 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference, Aug. 5-6, in Omaha, Neb., offers a mix of thought-provoking general sessions featuring top experts, profit-boosting Strip-Till Classrooms led by strip-till authorities, and interactive farmer-to-farmer Strip-Till Roundtables. Learn more
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.
In today's Strip-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Rock Creek Minn. farmer Jon Stevens talks about how integrating strip-till is helping him build organic matter and boost production on clay soils with relatively low county yield averages. He also talks about diversifying his operation with cattle, building his own strip-till rig, controlling weeds with cover crops and more.
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For Janette Veazey-Post a New York farmer and one of the owners/operators at Lamb Farms, sustainability is a driving force behind their success. In fact, she attributes their desire to reuse, repurpose and do more with less to helping them become more efficient and profitable each year.
This series is brought to you by Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS).
The parallel arm linkage makes sure that your row-unit is riding smoothly through the field. If there’s wear in these components, you’ll see that you have an inconsistent depth. This will lead to inconsistent emergence.
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.