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[Podcast] A Surgery Without a Scar Approach to Strip-Tilling

This week we welcome strip-tiller Dustin Mulock to discuss how his extensive experimentation with equipment setups helped him to find the optimal operating speed and performance of his strip-till rig.
This week we welcome strip-tiller Dustin Mulock to discuss how his extensive experimentation with equipment setups helped him to find the optimal operating speed and performance of his strip-till rig.
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7 Tips for Ideal Fertilizer Placement in a Strip-Till System

Farmers and equipment manufacturers weigh in on the best times, seasons, products and strategies for developing a successful strip-till fertility program.
From depth, timing and rate to season, product and method, strip-tillers always seem to be on the hunt for new strategies to improve their fertilizer and nutrient application programs. Strip-tillage already offers advantageous placement in the root zone, but there are still many decisions for a farmer to make when he takes to the field.
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Early Strip-Till Returns Encourage Experimentation

After early success with strip-tilled corn, Delaware farmer Brad Ritter began developing a strategy to strip-till black-eyed peas with surprising results.
Harbeson, Del., farmer Brad Ritter, converted from no-till to strip-till about 5 years ago on his 1,000 acre family farm. He’d long thought that no-till was the most logical method of farming his sandy soil, but he lamented the idea that a portion of his broadcasted fertilizer probably ran-off to the Delaware Bay rather than into the root zone of his crops.
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Growing Options For Strip Till Drills

Equipment from British manufacturers, as well as continental and US implement makers, is primarily geared towards cereal crops or oilseed rape, sugar beet and maize, with a view to reducing energy input and weed germination.
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Taking a Continuous Approach to Strip-Tilled Corn-on-Corn - Mike Shuter - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Audio Download

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For some farmers, their early transition to strip-till conjures up fond memories of higher yields or improved fertilizer placement, while for others, building those first berms serves more as reminder of how far they’ve come in their operation. Looking back on a decade of striptilling, Mike Shuter recalls both the pains and the gains encountered on 2,500 acres of strip-tilled corn at Shuter Sunset Farms in Frankton, Ind.

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