Dr. Abbey Wick is a North Dakota State University Extension soil health specialist. She specializes in incorporating both fundamental and applied approaches to her research and extension activities, addressing the theory behind ecosystem processes as well as management practices to repair ecosystem processes following disturbance. For more information and videos on bio-strip-till, visit www.ndsu.edu/soilhealth; video tab or follow Wick on Twitter @NDSUsoilhealth.
One creative twist on strip-till — especially in the small grain phase of the rotation — is a concept called bio-strip-till. The goal of this approach is to concentrate specific cover crops in strips across the field in preparation for the cash crop the following year.
Sparland, Ill. strip-tiller Jay Riddell discusses his multifaceted approach to maximizing yield potential through variable-rate. Centered on tissue testing and management zones for seed and fertilizer application, Riddell's goal is to equalize costs per bushel across all 1,500 of his acres.
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