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Stretching the RTK Signal to Capitalize on Custom Jobs

J-Ace Farms, located near Blue Earth, Minn., uses precision farming practices in its strip-till and no-till farming operation. Matt Alford, and his father-in-law, Jim Erdahl, typically build strips in the fall for corn the following year using a 16-row Environmental Tillage Systems Soil Warrior strip-till unit, applying prescription-rate phosphorous (P) and potassium (K).
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Technical Competency a Must to Support Precision Sales

For Aaron Wickstrom, keeping his 2,400 dairy herd fed requires triple-cropping on his 1,000 acres of flood and pivot irrigated fields near Hilmar, Calif. To provide silage, he first plants corn by May 1 that’s harvested in August, followed by sorghum that’s harvested as silage in October. He then no-tills a winter cover crop of Italian rye or a mix of wheat, oats and rye.
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Fighting Compaction with Strip-Till and a Controlled Traffic System

A move to strip-till by Ray and Dave Delhotal, has helped them better time fertilizer applications and improve soil health on their central Illinois operation
Over the five generations the Delhotal family has farmed in West Brooklyn, Ill., it's been important for them to produce high quality crops while caring for the land in an environmentally sustainable way.
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