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.
Deweese, Neb., strip-tiller Brian Herbek shares some micronutrient application experiments he conducted on 300 acres of corn-on-corn ground while strip-tilling with his Environmental Tillage Systems Soil Warrior ahead of planting.
The 6th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference offers 7 general session speakers, 12 Strip-Till Classrooms and 20 invaluable Strip-Till Roundtables. Just as important is the chance to profit from unlimited hallway networking with the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till during this early-August event in Peoria!
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.
Thurston Mfg. Co. began operations in 1971 producing small agricultural related Blu-Jet products and has since flourished into a major force in the fertilizer injection and farm implement markets. Thurston Mfg. has achieved the ultimate in ease and versatility with its Blu-Jet line of StripTill Systems row units.