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Justifying a Switch to Strip-Tilling with Early Progress & Profit

Illinois farmer sees roughly $45 per-acre savings and an up to 20-bushel yield advantage on marginal soils with a transition to strip-tilling.
For the past 6 years, Seth Wenzel and his father, Brian, have been transitioning to strip-tilled corn on their 4,000-acre farm near Kent, in northwest Illinois. Wenzel maintains a consistent corn and soybean rotation with approximately two-thirds of his acreage planted with corn annually.
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Turning ‘Educational Experiences’ into Successes with Cover Crops in Long-Term No-Till

Farmer from Marion, Ill., Adam Dahmer, to discuss his approach to cover crop management, it's evolution on his farm and tips for newcomers at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
Farmer from Marion, Ill., Adam Dahmer, to discuss his approach to cover crop management, it's evolution on his farm and tips for newcomers at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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Adding Strip-Till Acres, Subtracting Costs Equals Escalating Production

Moisture retention and fuel savings are major reasons Gruhlkey Farms in the Texas Panhandle makes extensive use of strip-till on their growing 8,000-acre irrigated operation.
In 2013, the Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, were all in their 20s when they kicked off their own irrigated farming operation based on the latest water-use efficiency methods available to them at the time and strip-till management they had been using on their farm since 2007.
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A 360-Degree Perspective on How Cover Crops Affect Farm Profitability

The regional director of extension programs for the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program to share results of the economical benefits of cover crop seeding at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
The regional director of extension programs for the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program to share results of the economical benefits of cover crop seeding at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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2019 National Cover Crop Summit Speaker

5 Mindsets that Successful Cover Croppers Have in Common

Pennsylvania no-tiller and internationally renowned cover crop coach, Steve Groff , to share the importance of looking to the future and trying new strategies at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
Pennsylvania no-tiller and internationally renowned cover crop coach, Steve Groff , to share the importance of looking to the future and trying new strategies at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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Strip-Till Farmer Announces Montag Manufacturing as Sponsor of First-Ever Strip-Till Innovator Awards

Nominations being sought for the 1st class of Strip-Till Innovators, to be honored at the 6th Annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Peoria, Ill.
The first-ever Strip-Till Innovator Awards, sponsored by Montag Manufacturing and Strip-Till Farmer, are open to individual growers in the U.S. and Canada who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of strip-till farming, regardless of the crop grown or brand of equipment, seed or crop protection products used.
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Rolling Cover Crops Successfully in No-Till Systems

University of Wisconsin Extension specialist in organic agriculture, Erin Silva, to share successful organic no-till production techniques during the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
University of Wisconsin Extension specialist in organic agriculture, Erin Silva, to share successful organic no-till production techniques during the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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Building a Sustainable Hybrid No-Till, Strip-Till System

From interseeding cover crops to strip-till to adopting precision technology,the Grubbs family is improving their soils and increasing crop yields.
Gerard Grubb admits that one of the reasons he became interested in no-till was because he simply didn’t want to plow. “I’m a lazy man farmer,” he says. “I can’t stand plowing.”
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