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Strip-Till Conversion Mellows Tough U.K. Soils

Turning to a modified strip-till setup that includes cover crops, Alex Shutes is saving time and money and seeing improved soil conditions with little or no yield drag.
A few years ago as circumstances changed on his farm, Alex Shutes faced the task of raising several spring and winter crops in a tillage-intensive system as a one-man operation. It seemed like a daunting task.
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[Podcast] Pushing for Perfection with Your Strip-Till Seedbed

In today’s <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, Brandon Hunnicutt shares his experiences of utilizing strip-till in an irrigated cropping system on his family's 2,600-acre operation near Giltner, Neb. and how to define the perfect seedbed in a strip-till system.
In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, Brandon Hunnicutt shares his experiences of utilizing strip-till in an irrigated cropping system on his family's 2,600-acre operation near Giltner, Neb. and how to define the perfect seedbed in a strip-till system.
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Conquering Stubborn Soils and Residue with a Switch to Strip-Till

Seeding and fertilizing experimentation enables Nebraska farmers to better manage residue, convert poor fields into pivotal performers.
Conventional wisdom is overrated for Nickerson, Neb., farmers Kirk Brand and Brent Willnerd, especially when it comes to getting the most out of their 2,600-acre corn and soybean operation.
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Robert and Mark Spiers Receive Virginia Clean Water Farm Grand Basin Award

Robert and Mark are fourth- and fifth-generation farmers on the Spiers Farm, which covers 1,800 acres of cropland and about 300 acres of woodland straddling Dinwiddie and Sussex counties. Located in the Chowan River Basin, the Spiers’ farm was nominated as a result of their noteworthy conservation practices.
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From Seeds to Strips, Variety Goes the Distance

Sharon, Wis., strip-tiller Mike Cerny isn’t afraid to shake things up and adapt new practices to take productivity, yields to a higher level.
In a farming career spanning over four decades, not much fazes Mike Cerny at this point. From downturns to data and drones, the “combo-tiller” knows better than to get carried away with any given industry ‘breakthrough,’ although he is always willing to at least give one a try.
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