Corn and soybeans continue to be the crops of choice for strip-tillers, validated by 97% and 44% of past Strip-Till Farmer benchmark study respondents citing the cereal grain and legume as staple in their cropping rotation.
But some farmers are incorporating vegetables and other specialty crops as lucrative additions to their strip-till systems.
At Wallendal Farms, Eric Wallendal and his wife, Megan, among this group of progressive farmers, experimenting with high-value row crops (historically more than 35 different vegetables on farm) and organic farming practices as profitable pieces of their evolving 3,200-acre operation near Grand Marsh, Wis.
In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, Megan Wallendal explains their pursuit of creative and often, lucrative outcomes strip-tilling high-value crops along with their ongoing transition to organic practices on their operation.
Strip-Till Farmer's podcast series is brought to you by Topcon Agriculture.
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