Soil Health, Water Management
Solving Stubborn Soils in an Arid Climate with Strip-Till

Solving Stubborn Soils in an Arid Climate with Strip-Till

Since beginning as a 160-acre Grade A dairy in 1926, there’s been a lot of change and adaptation made at Moench Farms near Agua Dulce in the Texas Coastal Plain west of Corpus Christi.

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Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till

Gaining Acres with Strip-Till and the SoilWarrior

Purchasing equipment in an unstable market is a decision offering both risk and reward. Farmers are no strangers to taking risks with every acre they plant, but when it comes to cash flowing purchases and taking on debt, they need to see a solid return on investment before going all in.

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Fall 2020 National Cover Crop Summit

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Nov. 17-18, 2020

Join the editors of Cover Crop Strategies and today's leading cover crop experts for 2-days of productive online learning and networking during the third National Cover Crop Summit. This free-to-attend online event will deliver practical cover cropping ideas and advice to meet your specific needs.  Learn more


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  • Jack Zemlicka

    Bottom Line Benefits vs. Bin-Busting Yields

    Southeastern Minnesota is always an interesting area to explore the evolution and advancement of strip-till. My recent trip was no different, getting the opportunity to learn about the dollars-and-sense approach local strip-tillers have taken to improve economic returns and not necessarily boost yields.
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    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.

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[Podcast] Learning by Doing with Strip-Till: Visiting with Jon Stevens, Maple Grove Farms

In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Agrisolutions, brought to you by Agrisolutions, we learn about some of the on-farm experiments being conducted in southeastern Minnesota to build soil health and improve farm profitability.

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