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[Podcast] Cover Crop Strategies for Strip-Till Systems with Brian Corkill

On this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, Galva, Ill., strip-tiller Brian Corkill shares the ups and downs of his cover cropping journey.
On this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, Galva, Ill., strip-tiller Brian Corkill shares the ups and downs of his cover cropping journey. 
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Strip-Till Highlights: Feb. 6, 2024

Strip-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web.
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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 insight about their operation at the 2023 National Strip-Tillage Conference.


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The Truth About Cover Crop Yield Drag

Ken Rulon farms with his family in Hamilton County, Ind., using a cover crop system. “You can’t put the transition years in the data,” Rulon says. “Everyone out here is looking at one year of data when this isn’t a one-year system.”
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Strip-Till, Cover Crops Could Help Prevent Nutrient Runoff Due to Extreme Rainfall

Nutrient runoff from agricultural production is a significant source of water pollution in the U.S., and climate change that produces extreme weather events is likely to exacerbate the problem. A new study from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign looks at how extreme rainfall impacts runoff and suggests possible mitigation strategies.
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