"Reduce the volume of soil disturbed.” That was the powerful and prophetic piece of advice that I received back in 2002 from Don Reicosky, the legendary USDA ARS soil scientist from Morris, Minn., when I dropped him off at the Sacramento, Calif., airport after we had hosted him in California to help us get started with reduced disturbance production techniques.
Ladi Asgill and Mike Winemiller recently received the CASI (Conservation Agriculture Systems Innovation) Center's 2016 innovator awards in a recognition of their work toward accelerating the adoption of improved forage production systems in California and assisting two dozen farmers successfully convert to strip-till corn production.
Deweese, Neb., strip-tiller Brian Herbek shares some micronutrient application experiments he conducted on 300 acres of corn-on-corn ground while strip-tilling with his Environmental Tillage Systems Soil Warrior ahead of planting.
The 6th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference offers 7 general session speakers, 12 Strip-Till Classrooms and 20 invaluable Strip-Till Roundtables. Just as important is the chance to profit from unlimited hallway networking with the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till during this early-August event in Peoria!
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.
Thurston Mfg. Co. began operations in 1971 producing small agricultural related Blu-Jet products and has since flourished into a major force in the fertilizer injection and farm implement markets. Thurston Mfg. has achieved the ultimate in ease and versatility with its Blu-Jet line of StripTill Systems row units.