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:

First Look: New Strip-Till System from Horizon

John Myhill goes over the unique features of United Kingdom-based Horizon Agricultural Machinery’s new SPX strip-till system in this video from RealAgriculture.


Did You Know Snow Delivers 2-12 pounds of Nitrogen Per Acre?

The snow from an early January winter storm is finally starting to melt away here in Wisconsin as temperatures skyrocket into the upper 30s. And the melt will deliver some bonus nitrogen to fields, according to this Facebook post from Avellino Farms. “The nitrogen content in snow isn’t a huge amount but it is more beneficial than rain because of the slow release and little amount of runoff.”

What’s the ROI for Nitrogen Applications on Soybeans?

Mike Hannewald, field agronomist with Beck’s Hybrids, checks in with some “surprising” data on nitrogen applications on soybeans. “We did not expect to see results like these,” Hannewald says.

A Unique Strip-Till Toolbar for Vegetable Growers

On this edition of Fennig Equipment’s Talking Shed, Adam Fennig unveils one of his most unique projects yet, the construction of a strip-till toolbar for vegetables. The 3-row 20-inch bar is designed to apply nutrients while making strips from a 150-gallon liquid tank.

Strip-Tiller Finds Success on Land that Many Doubted

2023 National Strip-Tillage Conference speaker Jon Stevens is proving that no-till and strip-till can work even where some said it was not possible near Rock Creek in the east-central part of the state, an area filled with hardscrabble soils.


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