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[Podcast] Overcoming Challenging Soils for Successful Strip-Till

In this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> Podcast bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, Hilmar, Calif., farmer Aaron Wickstrom discusses his proven methods for conquering unfavorable soil conditions with strip-till, including split N applications and improving early emergence by minimizing risk with a wider planting window.
In this Strip-Till Farmer Podcast bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, Hilmar, Calif., farmer Aaron Wickstrom discusses his proven methods for conquering unfavorable soil conditions with strip-till, including split N applications and improving early emergence by minimizing risk with a wider planting window.
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National Strip-Tillage Conference

Busting Myths and Solving Mysteries to Build a Better Strip-Till Berm

Matching equipment setups with soil conditions, Mead, Neb., strip-tiller Kerry Knuth to share his experience piecing the puzzle together for a successful strip-till system at the 4th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference Aug. 3-4 in Omaha, Neb.
Matching equipment setups with soil conditions, Mead, Neb., strip-tiller Kerry Knuth to share his experience piecing the puzzle together for a successful strip-till system at the 4th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference Aug. 3-4 in Omaha, Neb.
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Earlier Planting Dates Key For Higher Soybean Yields

Many times the differences in attaining higher net income for soybean producers can be directly tied to the timing of planting. Recent research showed yields averaged approximately 1/3 bushel per acre less for every day planting was delayed.
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Considerations For Strip-Till Fertilizer Application

Once harvest comes to an end, some growers will shift their focus to strip-tillage. Fabian Fernandez, University of Illinois Extension specialist in plant nutrition and soil fertility, offers a few thoughts on applying nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium with strip-till this season.
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Considerations for Winter Lime Application

A common question is when is the best time to lime, and the bottom line is that anytime the soil conditions are appropriate for the spreading equipment and the crop does not limit spreading, is okay.
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The Strip-Till Goal: Continuous Improvement

In the spirit of continuous improvement, we recently asked strip-tillers if they could provide us with some of the beneficial modifications they've made to their strip-till rigs. Whether it's a new manufactured strip-till bar or even an older homemade version, the relative "newness"? of this management technique means many strip-tillers are looking for ways to improve berm building, fertilizer application or precision performance.
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NSTC Speaker Presentations

Setting Strip-Till Goals to Match Field & Soil Conditions - Joey Hanson - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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Growing up on a small farm in southeastern South Dakota, Joey Hanson struggled with finding the right tillage fit for the operation. Strip-till proved to be the answer to consistent yields and targeted fertilizer placement. Custom strip-tilling several thousand acres into various soil types, topography and crop rotations, the Elk Point, S.D., farmer and consultant with Diversified Agronomy deals with plenty of variability and diversity with strip-tillers within their operations.

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