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:

Strip-Tiller Enjoys Fast Start to #Plant24

USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says weather has been kind to most farmers across the U.S. this planting season. Janesville, Wis., strip-tiller Doug Rebout would agree. In this segment, he tells RFD TV he was able to start making strips in late February and finished planting the first week of May.


Exploring the Iron Aspects of Successful Strip-Till Practices

Longtime crop consultant, strip-till expert and AGuru Machinery founder Bill Preller talks about his upcoming presentation at the 2024 National Strip-Tillage Conference, Aug. 8-9 in Madison, Wis. Head to for more information about Bill’s presentation and to reserve your spot!

How Strip-Till Changed the Corn-on-Corn Game

In this exchange on X (formerly known as Twitter), 2024 Strip-Till Innovator Chris Perkins agrees with Kelly Nieuwenhuis’ opinion that there are too many misconceptions about corn on corn. “Why can’t corn on corn be in the same ‘we were wrong conversation?’” Perkins asks. “Reduced tillage with strip-till and placing nutrients completely changed the corn on corn game.”

Anheuser-Busch 1st to Adopt New U.S. Farmed Certification Consumer Label

Shoppers will soon see a new seal on food and beverage products to help consumers understand the importance of domestic sourcing, and ultimately, make it easier to support and invest in American agriculture.


Anheuser-Busch is the first U.S. Farmed Certified product to add the new label backed by the American Farmland Trust to its brands. Photo: Anheuser-Busch

Educator Promotes Reduced Tillage After Trio of Dust Storms

A trio of dust storms in Central Illinois a few weeks ago closed parts of interstates for several hours due to decreased visibility, according to this WMDB news report. Although it was nothing like the dust storm of May 2023, where 8 people were killed in a 70-plus car pileup on Interstate 55 south of Springfield, Ill., a Univ. of Illinois extension educator is once again encouraging the state’s farmers to adopt practices like strip-till and no-till to help prevent dust storms from happening.


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