Planting Preparation: A Strip-Tiller’s Guide to Avoiding Costly Equipment & Technology Mistakes [Webinar]


This webinar is sponsored by Topcon.

Strip-tillers often talk about the need to be more sensible with their seed placement and planter setups to create an increasingly responsive environment for initial plant growth.

But how are farmers turning those several inches of optimal planting space into higher yields and lower seed costs? Hitting — or missing — that target planting zone can be the difference between a bumper crop and disappointing yields.

During this free, live webinar event sponsored by Topcon, West Brooklyn, Ill., strip-tiller Dave Delhotal, shared some of his practical and progressive preparations prior to getting into the field this spring. This included an experience-based examples and lessons learned with equipment setups, technology fine-tuning and creating an annual checklist of strip-till musts.

“Strip-till is a demanding system and we expect lot more out of our equipment,” Delhotal says. “As machinery gets bigger and bigger, catching mistakes early, and learning from them is critical because if we don’t, they can spread across more aces in less time than ever before.”Here's what you'll learn: 

Here's what you'll learn:

  • Tips for a detailed, front-to-back assessment of strip-till and planter row units to include attachments, hoses and wiring
  • A comprehensive checklist of precision farming components and updates, with field-tested examples of money-saving mistakes to avoid
  • Setting your tractor up for maximum efficiency and performance prior to heading to the field for spring planting

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

Dave Delhotal

Dave Delhotal

Strip-Till Farmer, Delhotal Farms


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