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Lessiter Publications Adds New Editor to Ag Division

With increasing adoption of precision farming technology and utilization of strip-till farming practices, Lessiter Publications has added Ian Gronau as an associate editor to expand the publishing company's high quality editorial content in its Ag Division.
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Taming Wheat Residue, Targeting Fertility With Strip-Till

Strip-till helps Ontario’s Ken and Kevin Nixon manage heavy wheat stubble and efficiently band phosphorus and potassium in fall.
The unpredictable climate often provides enough moisture to maintain a healthy crop throughout the growing season, but also challenges the Nixons to plan accordingly with fertility and residue-management strategies so they can be ready to plant in a timely manner.
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From the Desk of Dan Zinkand

Tips For Soil Sampling In Strip-Till

After reading recent questions from readers of Strip-Till Strategies about soil-sampling procedures and nitrogen credits -- as well as nitrogen rates in strip-tilled corn following soybeans - Orthman Mfg. Co. lead agronomist Mike Petersen offered some recommendations.
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Bold Decision Pays Off

Just 3 years after graduating from Cornell University, 24-year-old farmer Joe Brightly of Hamlin, N.Y., loves the benefits of switching to strip-till and complementing it with cover crops.
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From The Desk Of Dan Zinkand

Just When Did The Idea Of Strip-Till Begin?

Let me say from the outset: I don't know for sure whose idea was developed into modern-day strip-till. But I was intrigued to find a 50-year-old report describing strip-till research and testing done by the University of Missouri from 1956 to 1962.
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