Crop Protection

Learn which products and management tactics can help strip-tillers protect their farm ground from yield-robbing threats posed by weeds, diseases and insect pests.

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Appetite for Production: 21 Tips for Feeding Plants the Right Diet in Strip-Till

Split nitrogen applications, determining the proper placement depth and doing below-ground root assessments are all part of a well-rounded fertility program.
A strip-tiller’s fertilization strategy is influenced by a combination of factors — when they build strips, soil variances and health, climate and equipment setup.
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Successful Strategies for Strip-Tilling Corn-On-Corn, Weed Control & Residue Management - Cade Bushnell - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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Strip-tilling in northcentral Illinois, Cade Bushnell doesn’t have the luxury of naturally high organic matter in his primarily sandy clay soils, or a consistent weather pattern he can count on each year to produce a bumper corn crop. He prefers to always have a Plan A and Plan B to manage his 1,300-acre corn and soybean operation. Planning and flexibility are paying off with consistent yields in continuously strip-tilled corn-on-corn fields.

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How to Manage the Breakdown of Corn Residue - Doug Miller - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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Undecayed corn stalks and other plant residue can lead to disease and insect infestations, soils slow to warm in the spring, volunteer corn and challenges for planting equipment and seedling emergence. And while residue provides protection to soils, it’s a source of valuable nutrients to the following crop when released properly.

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