Strip-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's world from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web:

Dry Drop Shows Promise as Fertilizer Placement Method

Strip-till expert, Dr. Fred Below, AKA the G.O.A.T., took the stage at the National No-Tillage Conference last week for a presentation about the 7 wonders of 300-bushel corn yield. During his presentation, Below touched on dry-drop — a new method of fertilizer placement that’s showing promise for corn.

Millennial Farmer Get First Look at New Deere Strip-Till Rig

Millennial Farmer’s friend Sam is demoing John Deere’s new strip-till rig. Is it just an “ETS SoilWarrior painted green and yellow?” or does Sam think it packs more of a punch? Fast forward to the 3-minute mark to find out.

Yetter vs. Martin Row Cleaners

Yetter vs. Martin. It’s the biggest matchup since Godzilla vs. Kong. Spoiler alert…they both win! Adam Fennig compares the pros and cons of each, and why both have been described as the best attachments his customers ever put on their planters.

Planter Maintenance: The Foundation for a Successful Season

Now might be a good time to start thinking about fine-tuning your planter for success in 2024. Check out this planter maintenance webinar from Precision Planting for tips on what to look for when making sure your planter is good to go for the spring.

Weekly Virtual Meet-Ups Allow Strip-Tillers to Improve Conservation Practices

On January 18, 25 and February 1, One Good Idea is hosting Good Idea Shop Talks, a free, virtual meet-up for row crop and livestock farmers across the Midwest and mid-South who want to exchange ideas and troubleshoot challenges related to improving soil and water resources. Grants are also available to farmers who are implementing low-cost edge-of-field conservation practices.

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