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4 Considerations Before Building a Strip-Till Rig

Minnesota farmer Paul Hamann shares the wisdom gained from working on three different custom strip-till rigs built in his own shop.
Minnesota farmer Paul Hamann shares the wisdom gained from working on three different custom strip-till rigs built in his own shop.
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Strip-Till Operational Benchmark Study

Shifting Preferences for Brand, Size and Setup of Strip-Till Rigs

Fewer strip-tillers used mole knives, while brand diversity and the number of row units increased.
As many strip-tillers can attest, finding the right mix of equipment to maximize performance and productivity in the field is an evolving process. It may takes years or even decades of experimentation with different toolbars, row units and attachments to find the right combination.
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Video: Row Unit Comparisons in Strip-Till

Iowa State University ag engineer Mark Hanna discusses some of the different closing system options for strip-till rigs, to include coulters along with use of row cleaners for residue management and matching the right setup for your soil types.
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From The Desk Of Jack Zemlicka

Time To Tackle That Strip-Till 'To Do' List

On the drive from Brookfield, Wis., to Decatur, Ill., with two of my No-Till Farmer colleagues to this year's Farm Progress Show, we had about 400 miles of windshield time to pass -- some of which was admittedly spent lamenting the state of our pro baseball team, the Milwaukee Brewers.
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NSTC Speaker Presentations

Tips for Strip-Tilling in Unforgiving Conditions - Gary Wolf - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download


Farming shallow, red clay soils prone to compaction and runoff, southwest Missouri farmer Gary Wolf is especially conscious of preserving nutrients and water in his soil to grow a quality crop. In 2007, Wolf purchased his first strip-till rig to help retain moisture and limit runoff in corn.

2014 Speaker Presentations

What I've Learned From Various Toolbar Setups Through The Years - Charlie Hammer - NSTC 2014 Presentation - MP3 Download


Charlie Hammer is on the eternal hunt for the perfect strip-till rig. The veteran strip-tiller from Beaver Dam, Wis., has cycled through several combinations of implements in recent years in the quest to find an ideal fit for the 2,100 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat he and his wife Nancy Kavazanjian grow. View

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