Advertise Follow Us
Building a sustainable strip-till system and strengthening soil structure are cornerstones of Tim Smith’s corn and soybean operation in Eagle Grove, Iowa. A commitment to the NRCS’s Mississippi River Basin Initiative (MRBI) has helped Smith limit erosion, reduce fertilizer application costs and increase equipment and fuel efficiency. “The biggest return with strip-till is greatly reduced soil loss,” he says. “My soil holds up better in adverse conditions by having more residue on top to preserve structure.” Smith will share how the addition of cover crops, refinements to his nutrient management practices and the introduction of a bioreactor have contributed to a comprehensive strip-tilling strategy.
(Total Run Time: 60 Minutes; File Size: 57 Megabytes)
Free PDF of Slides
Click to view (user account required) a PDF version of this presentation to follow along while listening to your purchased audio file. (No purchase necessary for slides but you must be logged in as a web site registered user to access.)
Special Discount to 2016 NSTC Attendees
Attendees of the 2016 National Strip-Tillage Conference should e-mail or call Sue Ramstack at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 645-8455, x407, to receive a special code that allows you to purchase each presentation file with audio for just $4.95. Sue will confirm that you attended the Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, event before providing you the code.
Accessing Your Downloadable Products
After check out you will get a response page. It will contain the link to your purchased file. Your confirmation message sent by email will also contain the link to the file.
Registered users have the benefit of order history. Store transactions are kept in your account's order history. The link to the download and a record of your purchase is kept in your account profile for future access. Login and click "MY ACCOUNT" from top bar on right and click "Order History."