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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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From The Desk Of Jack Zemlicka

Strip-Till Isn't A Stagnant System

Talking with strip-tillers, I've come to expect a variety of reasons for why they decide to adopt the practice. Some say it's to minimize erosion, while others want a more targeted approach to fertilizer application.
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