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When making the transition to strip-till, knowing where to start can be a barrier to success. Selecting the right equipment to match soil conditions, creating an efficient fertility program and properly managing residue are early challenges than can be overcome with education and experimentation.
Elk Point, S.D., strip-tiller Joey Hanson has seen the good, bad and the ugly sides of strip-till, both in his own farming operation and custom strip-tilling for nearly a decade, including more than 10,000 acres in 2020 in Nebraska and South Dakota.
Hanson shares his strip-till successes — and failures — com- pares spring and fall strip-till, row unit setups and advice on how to avoid common mistakes made when transitioning to strip-till.
The 2021 Strip-Tillage Conference Video Replay is brought to you by Laforge Systems.
Laforge Systems, LLC is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year as the only North American company devoted 100% to supporting dealers and customers with hitch technology for tractors.
Competitors come and go, but Laforge is still here. Laforge is committed to helping today's farmer, and other operators of agricultural tractors, to maximize productivity and save money.