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Strip-Till Standpoint

An Economic Case for Strip-Cultivating

So let’s talk about life after stripping. I’ve been to a few National Strip-Tillage Conferences now and will be presenting at the 2021 conference in Omaha, and a lot of the focus of the first meeting I went to was on the strip itself — creating it, preparing it and fertilizing it. 


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Clearing a Path for a Cohesive Cropping Strategy

For Mount Pulaski, Ill., strip-tiller Jeff Martin, strip-till serves as a reliable residue management tool and protective measure to retain valuable soil.

When Jeff Martin added strip-tilled corn his 8,000-acre operation in the early 1990s, one of the motivations was to clear a path for his no-tilled soybeans. 


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Cutting Into the Hay & Forage Market with Strip-Till

[Podcast] Cutting Into the Hay & Forage Market with Strip-Till

In today’s <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast supported by The Andersons, we get some perspective from two strip-till experts, University of California-Davis researcher Jeff Mitchell and Tipton, Calif., strip-tiller Tom Barcellos, on the ongoing evolution of the practice in California and the Western U.S.
In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast supported by The Andersons, we get some perspective from two strip-till experts, University of California-Davis researcher Jeff Mitchell and Tipton, Calif., strip-tiller Tom Barcellos, on the ongoing evolution of the practice in California and the Western U.S.
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[Podcast] Advice and Insight from the Grandfather of Strip-Till

In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we get some transitional takeaways from a consistently high-yielding strip-tiller on how his recent entry into the practice has broken through new yield barriers and improved nutrient efficiency.
In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast supported by The Andersons, we share excerpts from Editor Frank Lessiter’s conversation with Hudson, Ill., farmer Rich Follmer, discussing some of the early motivations for establishing a strip-till system, the best time to build berms and financial incentives for making the switch to the practice.
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[Podcast] Smarter Farming with Strip-Till Part 2: Equipment Evolutions

In this part 2 episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, supported by Environmental Tillage Systems, we share excerpts from our recent conversation with Ty Fickenscher, owner of Upward Ag Systems, talking about his recent experience testing and transitioning to a new strip-till rig configuration.
In this part 2 episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, supported by Environmental Tillage Systems, we share excerpts from our recent conversation with Ty Fickenscher, owner of Upward Ag Systems, talking about his recent experience testing and transitioning to a new strip-till rig configuration.
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