Conservation Ag Update

Conservation Ag Update

Conservation Ag Update is the one-stop-shop for all things no-till, strip-till, cover crops and more! This broadcast style newscast covers the latest conservation ag stories affecting your operation, as well as product innovations and strategies from veteran no-tillers and strip-tillers. Have a story idea or photo/video you'd like us to feature? Email Noah Newman at nnewman@lessitermedia.com.


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Conservation Ag Update

No-Till Living Legend’s Planter Minimizes Soil Disturbance

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Martin-Till, southern Indiana no-tiller Ray McCormick shows off the unique features of his Horsch Maestro 2430 planter. Meanwhile, 40 miles east of McCormick, Strip-Till Innovator Award recipient Chris Perkins shows how chains on his planter deliver ROI in more ways than one.
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Make Your No-Till Fields More Slug Resilient

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Martin-Till, find out how several farmers are handling a wet month across parts of the Corn Belt. Central Illinois native Dave Brown is patiently waiting for Mother Nature to cooperate before he can finish up planting several hundred acres, while Wisconsin native Tyler Troiola deals with a tractor glitch and a 2-inch rain event in one day.
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#Plant24 Update: Weather Delays Planting in Some States

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Martin-Till, find out how several farmers are handling a wet month across parts of the Corn Belt. Central Illinois native Dave Brown is patiently waiting for Mother Nature to cooperate before he can finish up planting several hundred acres, while Wisconsin native Tyler Troiola deals with a tractor glitch and a 2-inch rain event in one day.
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Last-Minute Planter Prep for No-Tillers & Strip-Tillers

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Martin-Till, precision specialist Chad Baker, co-owner of Baker Precision Planter Works in Orangeville, Ill., helps a first-generation no-tiller with planter setup, and later encounters a couple problems with a strip-tiller’s new 24-row planter. Plus, veteran agronomist Brad Forkner checks in with a couple tips for farmers to keep in mind before they take the field.
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No-Till Legend Concerned About Corn Profits in 2024

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Martin Till, Vincennes, Ind., no-tiller Ray McCormick explains why it’s going to be tough to “not lose a lot of money this year” on corn. Plus, we ask our readers, “On a scale of 1-10, how concerned are you about drought this year?” Hear why some farmers are worried, and why others aren’t very worried at all.
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