The ZoneMaster is a strip till tool designed to create optimal spring strips or to dress up fall applied strips. The ZoneMaster clears residue, lightly conditions the soil, causes faster warm-up and dry-down, with quicker and more even germination. Using “vertical tillage,” it creates an optimal planting atmosphere. ZoneMaster can also be used to apply starter fertilizer or liquid fertilizer in the root zone. ZoneMaster provides the best in quality and value to serve the purpose of creating a better yield via preplanting preparation and soil condition optimization. The ZoneMaster is field tested and proven.