There are at least five reasons to use strip-till. There are huge differences between fall or spring operation, among crop rotations, for different slopes and soil types, for different rainfall amounts, and a host of other variables.
A first-of-its-kind event for growers practicing or considering strip-tillage will feature nearly 20 presentations over the course of two education-packed days in late July.
Strip-tillage is one potential solution to address cool soil temperatures during spring planting. Strip-tillage is the removal of mulch/residue in the seed row to encourage more rapid spring warming of bare soil.
Effective starter fertilizer use in corn (04/07/14)
Considering strip-tillage (03/17/14)
Strip-till improves soybean yield (03/12/14)
Farmer designs one-of-a-kind planter (03/07/14)