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[Podcast] Building Healthy Bug Populations for Better Strip-Till Crops

<p>For this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, we caught up with Mike Bredeson, a research scientist with the Ecdysis Foundation, where he studies the interdependence of plants and insects alongside innovative farmers who are seeking to create healthy soils while growing resilient and profitable crops.
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Mike Bredeson, a research scientist with the Ecdysis Foundation, where he studies the interdependence of plants and insects alongside innovative farmers who are seeking to create healthy soils while growing resilient and profitable crops.
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USDA to Offer New Insurance Option for Conservation-Minded Corn Farmers Who ‘Split-Apply’ Nitrogen

Beginning in crop year 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) will offer the Post Application Coverage Endorsement (PACE) in certain states for non-irrigated corn, providing coverage for producers who use this practice that is considered better for natural resources and saves money for producers.


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Sponsored Content: Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till

How Strip-Till is Driving Higher Yields

2020 was anything but typical. But for farmers who got an early start on planting, managed to navigate extreme weather and put down the right fertility, it turned out pretty great, especially for those who were able to capitalize on improved crop prices and earn top placements in the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Yield Contest. The Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till series is brought to you by Environmental Tillage Systems.
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Sponsored Content: Planter Maintenance with Precision Planting

How to Make Sure Your Planter Bar is Level

It's important to make sure you set your planter bar height so your parallel arms run level with the ground. When your parallel arms run uphill to the bar you limit the amount of travel that you have for the row-unit. As you start to go over any sort of terrain your row-unit may bottom out on that stop and you'll be planting shallow. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.
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[Podcast] Making Environmental Gains with Strip-Till, Cover Crops

In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Sound Agriculture, we caught up with Riceville, Iowa, strip-tiller Eric Hawbaker to hear about how strip-till has helped him improve soil health and achieve better emergence, even on corn-on-corn acres.
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Sound Agriculture, we caught up with Riceville, Iowa, strip-tiller Eric Hawbaker to hear about how strip-till has helped him improve soil health and achieve better emergence, even on corn-on-corn acres.
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