Soil Health

Fulfilling a Soil Health Promise with Strategic Strip-Till, Cover Cropping

Iowa’s Jack Boyer uses cover crops to build soil for his Century Farm’s seed corn and soybean production, and reaps the benefits of additional nitrogen they add to his fields.
Maintaining an Iowa Century Farm while fulfilling the family goal of leaving the land in better condition than it was received, has led Jack Boyer a long way from the conventional farming his wife’s grandfather used when he settled the farm.
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2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference Speaker

60-Inch Strip-Till: The Good, the Bad and the New

Bob Recker, owner of Cedar Valley Innovation, to share results of wide row strip-till trials and detail next-step experiments for the innovative cropping approach at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference
Bob Recker, owner of Cedar Valley Innovation, to share results of wide row strip-till trials and detail next-step experiments for the innovative cropping approach at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference Speaker

Strip-Tilling Soybeans: Managing Variables to Maximize Yields

University of Wisconsin researcher John Gaska to share current research results measuring fertilizer placement and seedbed preparation for strip-tilled soybeans at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
University of Wisconsin researcher John Gaska to share current research results measuring fertilizer placement and seedbed preparation for strip-tilled soybeans at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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[Podcast] Getting Back to the Future with Soil Health & Cover Cropping Part 2

In the second of this two-part <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast series, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by retired ag engineer Jack Boyer who details his experience integrating cover cropping practices into his operation, to include examples of nutrient application savings, water infiltration benefits and of interseeding trials.
In the second of this two-part Strip-Till Farmer podcast series, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by retired ag engineer Jack Boyer who details his experience integrating cover cropping practices into his operation, to include examples of nutrient application savings, water infiltration benefits and of interseeding trials.
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2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference Speaker

Testing Tillage Intensity: Learning from a Less is More Mindset

Longtime University of Illinois crop production researcher Emerson Nafziger to analyze and compare different tillage trials in continuous and rotated corn systems at 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
Longtime University of Illinois crop production researcher Emerson Nafziger to analyze and compare different tillage trials in continuous and rotated corn systems at 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference Speaker

Crunching the Numbers on Nutrient Efficiency in Strip-Till

From precise management of split-nitrogen applications to reducing his applied N to bushels- per-acre ratio to below one, Deweese, Neb., strip-tiller Brian Herbek will break down results and revisions to his nutrient management program at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
From precise management of split-nitrogen applications to reducing his applied N to bushels- per-acre ratio to below one, Deweese, Neb., strip-tiller Brian Herbek will break down results and revisions to his nutrient management program at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference Speaker

Applying an Agronomic Eye to Strip-Till Equipment Evolutions

From custom-building a twin-row planter, to integrating RTK on a budget, Whitelaw, Wis., strip-tiller Steve Tesarik will share the agronomic motivation and methods for his machinery modifications at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
From custom-building a twin-row planter, to integrating RTK on a budget, Whitelaw, Wis., strip-tiller Steve Tesarik will share the agronomic motivation and methods for his machinery modifications at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference Speaker

Sensing an Evolution in How Data Drives Strip-Till Solutions

Precision farming researcher Dr. Ray Asebedo to discuss how to unlock the connective power of optical sensing technology at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
Precision farming researcher Dr. Ray Asebedo to discuss how to unlock the connective power of optical sensing technology at the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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