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[Podcast] Drought-Proofing Soils with Strip-Till

In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by NovAtel, we sat down with Minnesota farmer Tom Muller and discuss his early equipment innovations, primary paybacks with his strip-till system and the value of letting worms do the work to improve soil health.
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by NovAtel, we sat down with Minnesota farmer Tom Muller and discuss his early equipment innovations, primary paybacks with his strip-till system and the value of letting worms do the work to improve soil health.
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Fertilizing Experiments Yield Strip-Till Savings and Profit

Michigan strip-tiller Ryan Groholske’s move to spring strip-till has helped cut potassium application rates and improved soybean yields.
Farming 1,800 acres in south central Michigan, Ryan Groholske is accustomed to navigating rocky — though fertile — ground. Through long-term no-till practices, he’s been able to elevate organic matter content on some sandier soils to as much as 5%, while also creating a thriving habitat for earthworms.
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From The Desk Of Jack Zemlicka

Let The Earthworms Turn Your Soil

This time of year, I look forward visiting a few farms to get a recap of harvest and also catch a glimpse of some fresh fall strips. Although there were still plenty of combines harvesting corn ahead of an expected early mid-November cold snap in western Wisconsin and central Minnesota, I had a chance to traverse the newly strip-tilled fields of Tom Muller.
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