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5 Tips for Strip-Tilled Sugarbeet Success

Strip-tilling sugarbeets by trial and error since 2014 has taught Michigan farmer Ryan Shaw how the practice can result in input reductions and cost savings.
‘You can’t strip-till sugarbeets,’ is something Snover, Mich., farmer Ryan Shaw had grown accustomed to hearing. But, since introducing strip-till on his 1,400-acre corn, soybean and sugarbeet operation in 2014, a glance at his fields provides evidence to the contrary.
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5-Year Plot Research to Test Cover Crop, Strip-Till Combination

At Farmamerica in Waseca, Minn., site manager Gene Kuntz puts strip-till methods to the test, while seeking to be a local ambassador for the practice.
Strip-till experimentation often starts small and Gene Kuntz, site manager at Farmamerica, is looking to build a baseline of learning on the research farm’s 240-acre site in Waseca, Minn.
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Justifying a Switch to Strip-Tilling with Early Progress & Profit

Illinois farmer sees roughly $45 per-acre savings and an up to 20-bushel yield advantage on marginal soils with a transition to strip-tilling.
For the past 6 years, Seth Wenzel and his father, Brian, have been transitioning to strip-tilled corn on their 4,000-acre farm near Kent, in northwest Illinois. Wenzel maintains a consistent corn and soybean rotation with approximately two-thirds of his acreage planted with corn annually.
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2019 National Cover Crop Summit Speaker

Turning ‘Educational Experiences’ into Successes with Cover Crops in Long-Term No-Till

Farmer from Marion, Ill., Adam Dahmer, to discuss his approach to cover crop management, it's evolution on his farm and tips for newcomers at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
Farmer from Marion, Ill., Adam Dahmer, to discuss his approach to cover crop management, it's evolution on his farm and tips for newcomers at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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Adding Strip-Till Acres, Subtracting Costs Equals Escalating Production

Moisture retention and fuel savings are major reasons Gruhlkey Farms in the Texas Panhandle makes extensive use of strip-till on their growing 8,000-acre irrigated operation.
In 2013, the Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, were all in their 20s when they kicked off their own irrigated farming operation based on the latest water-use efficiency methods available to them at the time and strip-till management they had been using on their farm since 2007.
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2019 National Cover Crop Summit Speaker

A 360-Degree Perspective on How Cover Crops Affect Farm Profitability

The regional director of extension programs for the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program to share results of the economical benefits of cover crop seeding at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
The regional director of extension programs for the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program to share results of the economical benefits of cover crop seeding at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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