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[Podcast] Analyzing Investment & Payback of Variable-Rate and Moisture Probes in Strip-Till

In today’s <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, Chad Godsey shares the value and payback of variable-rate and soil and moisture sensing technology in a strip-till system on his family farm.
In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, Chad Godsey shares the value and payback of variable-rate and soil and moisture sensing technology in a strip-till system on his family farm.
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First Year Lessons from Cover Crops in Strip-Till

Seeking to move away from a "monoculture" cropping system, Coolidge, Ariz., strip-tiller Robert Boyle incorporated hairy vetch as a cover crop on a strip-tilled corn field. The experiment helped preserve soil structure and water during the year-long growing season.
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Management Strategies for Strip-Tilling Seed Corn & Soybeans - Jason Wykoff and Adam Souder - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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With the majority of his farm under center-pivot irrigation, Jason Wykoff relies on more than annual precipitation to successfully strip-till seed corn and soybeans on a 4,500-acre operation in New Carlisle, Ind. Limiting passes through the field and building soil structure are strip-till priorities for the Wykoffs, who have realized 20-30% savings in fuel, with an eye on slashing fuel costs by at least half.

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