The first-ever Strip-Till Innovator Awards was launched in 2019 to recognize individual growers in the U.S. and Canada who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of strip-till farming, regardless of the crop grown or brand of equipment, seed or crop protection products used. The winner of this inaugural award was Northfield, Minn., strip-tiller David Legvold. For Legvold, being a strip-till teacher and advocate for the practice is built on the willingness  to make mistakes and  learn from them.

Watch our 3-part 2019 Strip-Till Farmer's Strip-Till Innovator video series to hear from Legvold on his unique approach to strip-tilling and why he believes it is an important farming method.

This video series is sponsored by Montag Mfg., manufacturer of complete fertilizer systems, dry fertilizer metering systems, liquid fertilizer systems and auto-steer carts. Learn more information about Montag Mfg. here.

Click any of the videos below to watch now, and be sure to also read our in-depth article about Legvold.

To ensure your deserving strip-till farmer is given the recognition they deserve, submit the 2020 award nomination form here.


Building My First Berms: Going “All-In” with Strip-Till

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Studying My Soil: A Continuous Education through Trial & Error

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Mentoring My Peers: The Significance of Being a Strip-Till Ambassador 

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