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From The Desk Of Dan Zinkand

Using Strip-Till To Manage Residue

When I met Jay Petty at a strip-till meeting last June, the Pasco, Wash., farmer was still evaluating strip-till. That evaluation meant working with a salesman at a local Deere dealership, watching fields being strip-tilled and talking with a strip-tiller.
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How to Manage the Breakdown of Corn Residue - Doug Miller - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download


Undecayed corn stalks and other plant residue can lead to disease and insect infestations, soils slow to warm in the spring, volunteer corn and challenges for planting equipment and seedling emergence. And while residue provides protection to soils, it’s a source of valuable nutrients to the following crop when released properly.


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