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Strip-Till Benchmark Survey

Strip-Till Corn Yields 9 Bushels Higher Than No-Till Average in Dry Year

Steady yields & increased cover crop usage among key takeaways from 11th annual Strip-Till Operational Benchmark Study
Strip-Till Farmer’s 11th annual Strip-Till Operational Benchmark Study, with responses from 215 strip-tillers across the U.S., shows that strip-till yields didn’t take much of a dip in 2023, despite much of the country experiencing dry or drought conditions.
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What is the Soil Health Cycle?

Inspired by an extension event survey comment, Bijesh Maharjan, associate professor and Extension specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research, Extension, and Education Center, conceptualized the soil health cycle.
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The Risk of Sidewall Compaction

When soil is in the 'plastic' state, the risk of sidewall compaction is high, which can affect early crop development and reduce crop yield potential.
According to USDA, 23% of Pennsylvania corn had been planted on May 6th, 2024, and few soybean acres have gone in so there is still a lot of planting that needs to be done.
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What I’ve Learned About Fall Strip-Till, Shanks, Nitrogen & Covers

Experienced strip-tillers share lessons learned about fertilizer placement, cover crop seeding methods & equipment adjustments

Larry Tombaugh from Streator, Ill., Paul Dubbels from Fergus Falls, Minn., and Jon Stevens from Rock Creek, Minn., each shared insights about their operation at the 2023 National Strip-Tillage Conference.

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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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