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Connect to tips and information about precision technologies that can help strip-tillers do a more accurate job with planting, spraying, fertilizing, scouting, soil testing, mapping, irrigating and various other farm tasks.

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Kubota to Acquire AgJunction in All Cash Deal

AgJunction Inc., a global provider of advanced guidance, autosteering, and autonomy solutions for precision agriculture applications, today announced that it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement to be acquired by Kubota Corporation in an all-cash transaction with a total equity value, on a fully diluted basis, of approximately CAD $91 million (USD $72.8 million).
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CNH Industrial to Acquire Raven Industries

The acquisition builds upon a long partnership between the two companies and will further enhance CNH Industrial’s position in the global agriculture equipment market by adding strong innovation capabilities in autonomous and precision agriculture technology.
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AGCO, Raven, Bosch and BASF Digital Solutions Form Targeted Spraying Technology Collaboration

AGCO announced it has entered into a proof of concept (PoC) collaboration agreement with Robert Bosch GmbH, BASF Digital Farming and Raven Industries Inc., with the objective of evaluating targeted spraying technology to make the application of crop protection products more effective and efficient by reducing crop input costs while driving farm and environmental sustainability.
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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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Taking Flight with UAVs: Practical Applications & Uncertainties - John Nowatzki - NSTC 2016 - MP3 Download

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Interest and use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in agriculture continues to increase, but questions remain about whether the technology is a practical tool or simply a toy? Having researched and experimented with application of UAVs in conservation tillage systems, John Nowatzki, agricultural machine systems specialist at North Dakota State University, is an authority on the use of unmanned aerial imaging and sensing technology. Nowatzki will share his experience and advice on current use of UAVs in strip-till, along with a look at future applications and opportunities with the technology.

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Focusing on Flexibility to Increase Strip-Till Productivity - Brian Watkins - NSTC 2016 - MP3 Download

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Developing a strip-till system isn’t an easy process. Just ask Brian Watkins, who took nearly 15 years to confidently transition from no-tilled corn to strip-till on his 7,000-acre operation near Kenton, Ohio. Throughout the transition, experimentation has been a mainstay of his strip-till system to include incorporation of crop sensing technology, equipment setup modifications and intensive fertilizer management practices. Watkins will share his experience and payback utilizing remote sensing tools to improve fertilizer application methods, along with the addition of an air seeder cart for dry fertilizer application in strip-till.

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Tracking the ROI of a Strip-Till System - Trent Sanderson - NSTC 2016 - MP3 Download

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While many farmers collect field data, it’s knowing what to do with it that will help you improve the productivity and efficiency of your strip-till operation. This is something strip-tiller Trent Sanderson has made a priority to improve management of his family’s 2,000-acre corn, soybean and wheat operation near Clare, Ill. Sanderson will share how number crunching and analysis of collected data, along with the use of precision farming practices like electric row clutches and rate control, are helping him assess the return on investment of the farm’s strip-till system and shape annual input expenditures.

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Thinking Beyond Strip-Tilled Corn with Variable-Rate Technology & Other Precision Tools - Eric and Megan Wallendal - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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After nearly a quarter-century of strip-tilling a variety of crops, third-generation farmer Eric Wallendal and his wife, Megan, still view their Grand Marsh, Wis., operation as a work-in-progress. All of their strip-tilled acres are under center-pivot irrigation and in 2014, they spring strip-tilled 2,000 acres of soybeans, forage corn and snap beans.

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Pairing Precision Technologies and Controlled Traffic with Strip-Till - Dave Delhotal - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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As a fifth-generation farmer, Dave Delhotal takes pride in producing high-quality crops while caring for the land in an environmentally sustainable way. Through the dual efforts of strip-tilling continuous corn and a controlled-traffic system, he’s been able to fight compaction and dramatically increase soil health on the family’s West Brooklyn, Ill., operation.

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2014 Speaker Presentations

Precision Strip-Till Evolved - More Than Grid Sampling And Yield Maps - Steve Cubbage - NSTC 2014 Presentation - MP3 Download

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For years, precision ag was defined by two practices — grid soil sampling and yield maps. That’s no longer the case. Steve Cubbage says data now streams from everywhere and everything. Soil EC monitoring is back in vogue and new technologies like UAV imagery and Google Glass are front-page news. View

EVENTS

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2022 National No-Tillage Conference

1/4/22
Galt House Hotel
140 N Fourth St
Louisville, KY
United States
For more than a quarter of a century, the National No-Tillage Conference has been providing the practical tips and information you need to run a more successful no-till operation. In our 30th anniversary year, we’re ready to do it again as our event returns to beautiful downtown Louisville, Ky., at the legendary Galt House Hotel. Read More

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2022 National Strip-Tillage Conference

7/28/22
Hyatt Regency Coralville Hotel & Conference Center
300 E 9th St.
Coralville, IA
United States

Discover 2-days of cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies in Coralville, Iowa., July 28-29. Join the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy.

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