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Strip-Till Standpoint

Centering On Soil Health

Building soil health is a long-term endeavor, but one with lasting impacts. There are many practices that yield great short-term benefits. But if it’s not good for the soil, it won’t be good for the farming enterprise in the long run.


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Start Small with Carbon Contracts

Experts advise farmers considering carbon contracts to start with their worst, sandiest and lowest organic matter field because even if the carbon markets don't pay out, the field will show other benefits in crop yield and water management.


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[Podcast] How Strip-Till Boosted My Yields with Robb Ewoldt

Davenport, Iowa, farmer Robb Ewoldt shares results of an unintentional strip-till trial, lessons learned from strip-tilling and more.

In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Terrasym by NewLeaf Symbiotics, Robb shares the bushel-per-acre results of his unintentional half strip-tilled/half no-tilled field, other lessons learned over his years of strip-tilling, how he’s incorporating cover crops on some of the 2,000 acres he farms and how he’s teaching his nearby city neighbors about conservation agriculture and soil health. 


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[Podcast] Biological Farming, Carbon Cycle, Modified Strip-Till Systems & More

For this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, we’re revisiting Strip-Till Farmer’s top 5 most played episodes of 2021 to share highlights from conversations that resonated most with other strip-tillers. Some are even among the most listened to episodes ever since we started this podcast in 2016, including our #1 episode of the year, “Biological Farming with Gary Zimmer.”
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, we’re revisiting Strip-Till Farmer’s top 5 most played episodes of 2021 to share highlights from conversations that resonated most with other strip-tillers. Some are even among the most listened to episodes ever since we started this podcast in 2016, including our #1 episode of the year, “Biological Farming with Gary Zimmer.”
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Purdue Ag Economy Barometer Finds That Most Growers Still New to Using Cover Crops

Out of 400 large-acreage growers surveyed, 41% are currently seeding covers on their operations.
The practice of using cover crops still has plenty of room for growth, according to the results of the August Purdue Ag Economy Barometer. Forty-one percent of growers with production of more than $500,000 annually said they are currently using cover crops, while 65% of growers responded that they had either used cover crops in the past or were currently using covers.
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2021 National Cover Crop Summit: Fall Edition

Never Stop Learning at the Fall Cover Crop Summit

Experienced growers who use cover crops and industry experts to share their insights on a variety of topics at the National Cover Crop Summit: Fall 2021 Edition, Nov. 16-17.
This free, 2-day virtual event on Nov. 16-17 will feature 8 sessions sharing ideas, tips and information from crop industry experts and growers who have experience using cover crops to maximize economic and soil-health building benefits.
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[Webinar] Understanding Soil Health – Where We Are and Where We Need to Go

3/13/19 10:00 am CDT
In this webinar, sponsored by AgroLiquid, Dr. Zouheir Massri will help you understand soil health as its related to soil functionality and where we need to go to take soil health to the next level. Read More

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