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-Till Family’s Journey Featured in Award-Winning Documentary

Ag Update features the Feikema Family’s strip-till journey which is featured in the award-winning “From the Heartland” documentary. The 2024 National Strip-Tillage Conference will screen the 30-minute film and host a panel discussion with cast members Shawn Feikema and Jodi DeJong-Hughes during a special welcome reception, Aug. 7 in Madison, Wis. Click here for more details!


USDA photo courtesy of the NRCS

Strip-Tiller Shares Lessons Learned from Carbon Credit Programs

Manito, Ill., strip-tiller Opey Rowell is netting $15-$25 per acre returns on various carbon credit programs. Rowell shares what he’s learned from the programs, what’s working and what’s not on his farm.

Black Ag Eagle Showcases New Strip-Till Bars

We first learned about Black Eagle Ag’s strip-till machines at the 2022 Farm Progress Show when a sales rep told us, “It’s a machine that’s built by the people with years of strip-till experience. Every farmer wants a machine that will work in varying conditions, and that’s what this has proven to accomplish while testing in Australia over the last couple years.” The up-and-coming Australia/U.S. company shares more details about its equipment in a series of short YouTube videos.

First-Time Farmer Goes All in on Strip-Till

Kensett, Iowa, strip-tiller Sarah Tweeten is featured as part of Farm Journal’s celebration of the next generation of American agriculture.


After spending a year and a half in Ghana with AgriCorps, Sarah Tweeten is more in tune with trade and challenged to think beyond U.S. borders. Photo: Sarah Williams Photography

Ken Ferrie Breaks Down Benefits of Strip-Till-Cover Crop Combo

Veteran agronomist Ken Ferrie checks in from a field where a farmer made strips through cover crops. Ferrie says utilizing a combination of strip-till and cover crops can help reduce erosion while also creating a favorable planting environment.

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