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[Podcast] Advice and Insight from the Grandfather of Strip-Till

In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we get some transitional takeaways from a consistently high-yielding strip-tiller on how his recent entry into the practice has broken through new yield barriers and improved nutrient efficiency.
In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast supported by The Andersons, we share excerpts from Editor Frank Lessiter’s conversation with Hudson, Ill., farmer Rich Follmer, discussing some of the early motivations for establishing a strip-till system, the best time to build berms and financial incentives for making the switch to the practice.
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Managing to Measure: Supporting Strip-Till Success with Analytical Evidence

Dr. Jerry Hatfield, former USDA plant physiologist and Wayne Fredericks, Osage, Iowa, strip-tiller to share on-farm results and advice on how incremental improvements in farm management will bolster soil health at the 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
Farmers collect data and make operational changes throughout the course of their farming career. But how much of a correlation is there between the analysis and actual application of in-field information to improve on-farm decision-making?
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From Field to Yield: Accepting the Challenge of Change to Strip-Till

Like many long-time no-tillers, David Hula was hesitant to try strip-till. But at the 2021 National No-Tillage Conference, the high-yield winner shares his secrets to why he changed his mind and how it helped him achieve a record-breaking harvest.
Shattering yield barriers is part of David Hula’s DNA. The Charles City, Va., farmer is known for his record-breaking corn yields, but the results are not based on repetition.
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