3 Precision Technology Tips To Improve Strip-Till
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3 Precision Technology Tips To Improve Strip-Till

Strip-tiller Will Cannon has a more intimate knowledge of precision farming technology than most farmers.

Strip-Till News

  • Deere Tops GPS Use List Among Strip-Tillers

    The benefits of precision farming translate to multiple farming practices, but strip-till is often cited as a system in which technology is essential. Banding nutrients beneath the soil surface and accurately planting into a fertile seed bed are cornerstones of strip-till, enhanced by a reliable guidance technology.
  • Building Soil Health & Structure with a Bio Strip-Till System

    Ontario strip-tiller Dustin Mulock will share his adoption and evolution of a hybrid tillage practice to increase yields and improve soil health at the 2016 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
  • Tips for Efficiently Harvesting Corn

    While harvest efficiency will never be 100% and it's critical to get harvest completed, paying attention to details during harvest could increase profitability, says Kansas State University Extension.
  • Making the Most Out of Yield Data

    Precision agriculture has many benefits, but the results are only as good as the data provided. Yield monitors and GPS receivers can reveal much about a field's performance at harvest time
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National Strip-Tillage Conference

August 3-4, 2016
Bloomington-Normal, IL

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Get dozens of ideas to boost your strip-till yields at the 3rd annual National Strip-Tillage Conference next August 3-4 in Bloomington-Normal, IL.

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Strip-Till Columns

  • Jack Zemlicka

    Plotting an Experimental Course for Strip-Till Adoption

    One of the often-mentioned benefits of strip-till is its adaptability to different regions, climates and soil types. That’s not to say success is universal, but advantages tied to soil strength and fertilizer retention can offer enough incentive to at least experiment with a system.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Springing Forward to Avoid Falling Back

    Flexibility is a big benefit strip-tillers often point to when adopting the system, and timing berm-building to match field conditions is essential to creating an ideal seedbed.
  • Monsanto Has More to Worry About Than Just a Bayer Buyout

    Along with the potential sale to Bayer, there are a number of other major worries sitting on the desks of Monsanto executives these days that can impact no-tillers.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Considering the Cost of Custom Strip-Tilling

    Custom strip-tilling can offer an opportunity for experienced strip-tillers to generate additional income and broaden the network of sustainable farming practices.

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Maximizing Nitrogen & Other Nutrients in Cover Crop Systems

Sponsored by: La Crosse Seed & Soil Frist Premium Cover Crop Seed

While no-tillers have taken the lead in the surge of cover crop usage during the past decade, the question remains whether they are taking advantage of those cover crop species that can help them either produce or scavenge nutrients to gain some efficiencies and cost-savings with applied fertilizers. In this webinar event, Scott Wohltman, a Certified Crop Advisor and agronomist with La Crosse Seed, provided insights into cover-crop practices that can lead to better nutrient utilization. Learn more about what was presented, download slides and access the replay by clicking the link below.  [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with free user account.]

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