USDA’s Risk Management Agency rolled out PACE earlier this year to support stewardship of fertilizer, and it will continue to be offered in select counties of Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, and South Dakota.
Floyd Koerner, Michigan strip-tiller, explains their strategy for strip-tilling in the spring. At Koerner Farms, cover crops are planted in the fall and then killed when the temperature reaches about 50 degrees. The strips are built about a week before planting.
Floyd Koerner, Michigan strip-tiller, shares information about the cover crop varieties planted at Koerner Farms. He also talks about the use of gypsum. Finally, he also explains their controlled traffic strategy.
California farmer Tom Barcellos discusses the challenges of strip-tilling in his unusual environment and how his Bigham strip-till bar and the Orthman 1tripr are able to overcome these hurdles. He'll detail his equipment setup as well as describe how extensive use of RTK GPS to ensure everything lines up with the strip.
Kuhn Krause's focus, above all, is to continue to produce quality products to serve producers better; to strive to respond to their needs with new tools and new technology to meet their growing challenges. Agronomic practices are constantly changing, and at a faster pace now than ever.