The 7th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference (NSTC), held August 6-8, may have looked a little different than previous years’ events. But the idea-sharing and diversity of topics discussed during general sessions, classroom presentations and live roundtables embodied the annual experience attendees have come to expect.
In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, we get a glimpse at some of the speakers and topics on tap for the 7th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference, coming up Aug. 6-7 in Omaha, Neb.
Nominations being sought for the 1st class of Strip-Till Innovators, to be honored at the 6th Annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Peoria, Ill.
March 4, 2019
The first-ever Strip-Till Innovator Awards, sponsored by Montag Manufacturing and Strip-Till Farmer, are open to individual growers in the U.S. and Canada who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of strip-till farming, regardless of the crop grown or brand of equipment, seed or crop protection products used.
The organizers of the largest farmer-attended strip-tillage conference in the nation have announced 12 companies joining on as title partners for the 6th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Peoria, Ill., on August 1-2, 2019.
Travis Alhorn, business development for Topcon Agriculture Group, discusses Topcon’s full suite of strip-till precision solutions with the Apollo System including variable-rate application, cover crop application and more.
Regional Sales Manager Andy Thompson with Yetter Equipment discusses how strip-till is not a tool, it is a system. Their equipment works to manage residue and help to create the ideal seed bed preparation.
Lincoln Slagel from Product Development at Vulcan Equipment shares his take aways from talking to the farmers at the National Strip-Tillage Conference shows that most strip-tillers wants something different however a few trends can be seen, such as lower grain prices and value added equipment as examples of lower cost options.
Nick Jensen, President of Thurston Manufacturing, creators of the Blu-Jet line of fertilizer applicators and conservation tillage equipment discusses the unique appeal of the National Strip-Tillage Conference. He also shares how speaking directly to the farmers allows them to help introduce strip-tillers to their product line, keep track of new trends and to help the farmers improve their bottom line.
Erosion control and banded nutrient placement are a couple of the reasons New Prague, Minn., strip-tiller Greg Entinger adopted strip-till in 2015. He shares some of the economic objectives and measurable returns he's seen with reduced fuel usage, selling full-width tillage equipment and fertilizer cost savings.
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.