The 7-part 2023 Strip-Till Farmer Strip-Till Innovator video series, brought to you by Montag Mfg., highlights winners Ryan and Melissa Shaw of Marlette, Mich. 


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Read the story of Brian Ryberg, who farms about an hour and half west of Minneapolis in Buffalo Lake, Minn., was the first farmer to strip-till sugar beets in Minnesota, the nation’s largest sugar beet producer. His award-winning strip-till, cover crop and soil health practices — in addition to his commitment to educating other farmers about strip-till — make Ryberg a deserving winner of the 2022 Strip-Till Innovator Award.

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Transitioning to Strip-Till with Help From National Strip-Tillage Conference

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Strip-Tiller’s Homemade Cover Crop Interseeder

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In-Depth Look at  2023 Strip-Till Innovator’s Equipment

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Finding Strip-Till & Cereal Rye Harmony

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2023 Strip-Till Innovators: A Strip-Till “Dream Team”

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2023 Strip-Till Innovator’s Dos and Don’ts of Strip-Till

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Overcoming Strip-Till Challenges

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