Tony Vyn has participated in research for more than 30 years comparing strip-tilled corn to other tillage systems on different soil types following corn, soybeans and winter wheat. The Purdue University cropping systems and tillage specialist will share how the expanded plantingtime “window” of strip-till and the relative yield performance of strip-till systems have grown as equipment has improved and farmer utilization of precise automatic guidance has grown.
Vyn will explain how properly managed, strip-till is the near-perfect tillage compromise in terms of retaining protective residue cover between rows, incorporating a version of controlled traffic, lowering equipment and time costs, facilitating zone fertilizer placement and optimizing the seedling environment for both corn and soybeans. He will share new ways that farmers can take this ideal system and make it even better.
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