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[Podcast] Saving Your Strip-Tilled Soil with Smart, Simple Strategies

In this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by University of Minnesota regional extension educator Jodi DeJong-Hughes who details her recent research on quantifying the value of conservation tillage techniques as erosion-reducing tactics, including crop selection and tillage depths.
In this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by University of Minnesota regional extension educator Jodi DeJong-Hughes who details her recent research on quantifying the value of conservation tillage techniques as erosion-reducing tactics, including crop selection and tillage depths.
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[Podcast] A Refreshing Approach to Building the Ideal Berm

This week we're joined by Lowpoint, Illinois farmer, Todd Mooberry, offers some tips and equipment strategies to help minimize erosion concerns on rolling ground, better time fertilizer application and utilize cover crops in strip-till.
This week we're joined by Lowpoint, Illinois farmer, Todd Mooberry, offers some tips and equipment strategies to help minimize erosion concerns on rolling ground, better time fertilizer application and utilize cover crops in strip-till.
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Keep Soils Armored All Year

Penn State Extension shares how large precipitation events cause the most erosion and can happen anytime of year, reminding us of the importance to protect the soil as much as possible.
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Simplifying and Streamlining Farm Operations with Strip-Till

Ashland, Neb., farmer Jim Kucera finds that strip-till prepares his seedbed in a fashion best suited to combat weeds, heavy rainfall and erosion.
In spring 2015, Jim Kucera's Ashland, Neb., farm had been deluged with heavy rains. The same was true for many Nebraska farmers faced with delayed planting, severe ponding and in some cases, replanting. Kucera certainly felt the pinch, but he says it's not nearly as bad as it would have been if he didn't switch to strip-till on his 700 acres of corn and 600 acres of soybeans about 5 years ago.
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