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Synergizing Soil Health, Equipment & Technology

No-till, strip-till and cover crops help Cornwallis Farms in Nova Scotia stay competitive with a diversified 1,800-acre operation.
When your family has been farming some of the same ground for more than 255 years, there have been many changes. Yet some of the most meaningful and innovative changes have taken place over the past 25 years as Brian Newcombe and his brother Craig moved to no-till and strip-till at Cornwallis Farms in Port Williams, Nova Scotia.
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NSTC Speaker Presentations

Getting an Accurate Reading on Soil Heath with Strip-Till - Fabian Fernandez - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download


University of Minnesota nutrient management specialist Fabian Fernandez understands the nutrient application flexibility that a strip-till system offers. His current research focuses on nutrient management in corn cropping systems and identifying and implementing sustainable nitrogen management practices aimed at minimizing environmental impacts and improving yields. Fernandez will compare nutrient management practices for strip-till and no-till and how to properly take soil samples to accurately represent the fertility of a field when banding fertilizer in the strip vs. a broadcast application.


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