Cover Crops

[Podcast] Be the Plant: Benefitting Plant Health with Farm Management Decisions

For this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we chat with independent crop consultant Dorian Gatchell of Minnesota Agricultural Services about why he says it’s important to try to think like a plant and how that simple change in mindset can help farmers make wise management decisions on their operations.
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we chat with independent crop consultant Dorian Gatchell of Minnesota Agricultural Services about why he says it’s important to try to think like a plant and how that simple change in mindset can help farmers make wise management decisions on their operations.
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[Podcast] The Three-Legged Stool of Soil Health with Jeremiah Durbin

For this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we chat with Jeremiah Durbin, independent crop consultant, Sustainable Legacy Consulting; soil health specialist and Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts, about those physical, chemical and biological aspects of soil health and how he uses his mechanical background to help trouble-shoot issues in the field.
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we chat with Jeremiah Durbin, independent crop consultant, Sustainable Legacy Consulting; soil health specialist and Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts, about those physical, chemical and biological aspects of soil health and how he uses his mechanical background to help trouble-shoot issues in the field.
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Sponsored Content: Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till

2 Surprising Ways to Use the SoilWarrior

When most farmers think about the SoilWarrior system, terms like strip-till, fertilizer placement, soil health and heavy-duty construction probably come to mind. Not many may think about it as a way to apply cover crops or plant soybeans, but that’s just what some SoilWarrior owners are doing. The Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till series is brought to you by Environmental Tillage Systems.
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[Podcast] Building Healthy Bug Populations for Better Strip-Till Crops

<p>For this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, we caught up with Mike Bredeson, a research scientist with the Ecdysis Foundation, where he studies the interdependence of plants and insects alongside innovative farmers who are seeking to create healthy soils while growing resilient and profitable crops.
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Mike Bredeson, a research scientist with the Ecdysis Foundation, where he studies the interdependence of plants and insects alongside innovative farmers who are seeking to create healthy soils while growing resilient and profitable crops.
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Reducing Input Costs with Cover Crops: Part 1

In part 1 of this 2-part series on the economics of cover crops, GO SEED explores how they can help reduce input costs

From farmers using cover crops in rotations to field experts alike, one of the most common questions they get asked is "The principle of cover crops makes sense, but how much are they going to cost me?” But according to Jerry Hall, Director of Research for GO SEED, this question needs to be flipped on its head with farmers asking, “How much can cover crops save me?”


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[Podcast] Making Environmental Gains with Strip-Till, Cover Crops

In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Sound Agriculture, we caught up with Riceville, Iowa, strip-tiller Eric Hawbaker to hear about how strip-till has helped him improve soil health and achieve better emergence, even on corn-on-corn acres.
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Sound Agriculture, we caught up with Riceville, Iowa, strip-tiller Eric Hawbaker to hear about how strip-till has helped him improve soil health and achieve better emergence, even on corn-on-corn acres.
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Building a Tailored Strip-Till System Through Targeted Trials

Always seeking his strip-till sweet spot, Wisconsin grower Ryan Nell is achieving success through experimentation with equipment, timing of operations and nutrient management.

Ryan Nell and his father, Ron, are innovators when it comes to the 2,200-acre family farm in Beaver Dam, Wis. However, they don’t adopt new practices without first researching them and conducting their own on-farm trials to optimize methods for their operation. 


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Seeding Strip-Till Sustainability Through Efficiency, Precision

Combining targeted nutrient management with precision technology and the power of living roots, strip-tiller Ben Pederson is implementing regenerative practices from the ground up.
Fostering an ethic of land stewardship while operating a profitable, efficient farming operation is a compelling mission, and one Ben Pederson has been following for the past decade.
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