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 vigilant are farmers about inspecting, maintaining or even replacing the equipment and technology they rely on to turn those several inches of optimal planting space into higher yields?
Veteran strip-tiller Dave Delhotal is meticulous in his preparation ahead of planting, checking every cable connection, grease fitting and attachment to ensure his machinery meets expectations once it’s in the field.
In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast Delhotal details his annual checklist ahead of planting, along with mistakes made and lessons learned for optimizing equipment and technology performance.
Strip-Till Farmer's podcast series is brought to you by Topcon Agriculture.
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