Paying attention to soil conditions, making timely adjustments and minimizing air pockets while strip-tilling in the fall will pay off with better corn roots, stands and yields, says Kevin Kimberley, owner of Kimberley Ag Consulting, Maxwell, Iowa.
Just 3 years ago, many strip-tillers in the Corn Belt struggled to harvest crops in wet fields, which limited or even eliminated fall strip-tilling. This fall, itâ€™s fields with dry soils that may pose problems for strip-tillers.
You might call Jay Petty a pioneer, of sorts. The Pasco, Wash., farmer is the first in his area to trying strip-tilling, but apparently it's catching on. After he bought a strip-till rig last year three of his neighbors bought strip-till rigs as they search for ways to save time, money and fuel.
BASF Vice President of U.S. Crop Protection Scott Kay lead the discussion featuring farmers Dan Luepkes (Illinois) and Kelly Garrett (Iowa). The panel shared insights on using data and technology to maximize success in the field.
For more than a quarter of a century, the National No-Tillage Conference has been providing the practical tips and information you need to run a more successful no-till operation. In our 30th anniversary year, we’re ready to do it again as our event returns to beautiful downtown Louisville, Ky., at the legendary Galt House Hotel.
Kuhn Krause's focus, above all, is to continue to produce quality products to serve producers better; to strive to respond to their needs with new tools and new technology to meet their growing challenges. Agronomic practices are constantly changing, and at a faster pace now than ever.