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Fall Tillage Incomplete? Try Spring Zone Tillage!

Many farmers across North America experienced less than desirable harvest conditions during 2018. Late harvest and excess moisture and/or early freezing conditions made fall fertilization and tillage impossible for many. If you were faced with challenging fall field conditions that prevented tillage and fertilizer placement, spring zone tillage may be your answer.
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[Podcast] Building Your First Berms: Lessons Learned from the Field

In this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Kentucky strip-tiller Joseph Sisk, who breaks down the successes and struggles in expanding his strip-till system, to include examples of his early-experiences adopting the practice.
In this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Kentucky strip-tiller Joseph Sisk, who breaks down the successes and struggles in expanding his strip-till system, to include examples of his early-experiences adopting the practice.
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What Caught Your Eye in 2018?

From cutting nutrient application costs to exploring the value of 60-inch strip-tilled corn, Strip-Till Farmer’s “most viewed” content during the last year highlighted the top trends and newsworthy moments.
The last year saw strip-tillers looking to improve efficiency in several areas, from intense nitrogen management practices to exploring alternative and experimental planting or fertilizing options.
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Managing Soil Health in Strip-Till Zones

When thinking about soil health, we often start with off-season management practices. These are good for on-farm long-term profitability and for maintaining a sustainable system. But are these practices actually improving soil health and nutrient uptake in your strip management zone?
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[Podcast] Saving Your Strip-Tilled Soil with Smart, Simple Strategies

In this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by University of Minnesota regional extension educator Jodi DeJong-Hughes who details her recent research on quantifying the value of conservation tillage techniques as erosion-reducing tactics, including crop selection and tillage depths.
In this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by University of Minnesota regional extension educator Jodi DeJong-Hughes who details her recent research on quantifying the value of conservation tillage techniques as erosion-reducing tactics, including crop selection and tillage depths.
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Getting Out of the Rut with Cover Crop Interseeding, Weed Suppression

Strip-tiller and no-tiller Tom Cotter is boosting the value of his soils in the heart of the Corn Belt by putting the iron away and keeping his fields covered and active year round.
It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with farming, but that’s a major reason Tom Cotter did the opposite of that and turned to no-tilling, strip-tilling and interseeding cover crops to rejuvenate his farm.
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[Podcast] Pairing Nutrients with Need to Achieve High Yielding Corn

In this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> Podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Jeff Herrold of Herrold Farms near Wanatah, Ind. who shares his experience-based tips and techniques for making applied nutrients work to achieve high-yielding strip-tilled corn.
In this Strip-Till Farmer Podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Jeff Herrold of Herrold Farms near Wanatah, Ind. who shares his experience-based tips and techniques for making applied nutrients work to achieve high-yielding strip-tilled corn.
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