Category: Strip tillage

Soybean School: Planting twin rows in strip till

Strip tillage in corn is growing in popularity in Ontario, but we don’t often see the tillage strategy employed in soybeans. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, AGRIS Co-operative agronomist Dale Cowan takes us to a strip-tilled field, which features twin row, 7.5-inch soybeans planted on 30-inch centres. In the field, Cowan’s bother, Larry… Read more »

Case IH Rolls Out New Strip-Till Applicator

As North American strip-till acres continue to grow, Case IH has rolled out a redesigned strip-till applicator — the Nutri-Tiller 955. It’s a one-pass seedbed prep unit that looks after crop residue, soil tilth and nutrient availability, explains Dave Long, Case IH’s seeding equipment and fertilizer applicators marketing manager, in this video filmed at the 2016 Farm… Read more »

Corn School: Searching For The Perfect Strip Till Berm

Talking about strip tillage in corn is easy, but making it work in the field can be challenging. In this episode of Corn School, resident agronomist Peter Johnson sets out to find the perfect strip till berm at the recent Elgin Soil and Crop Improvement Association field demonstration day. Johnson explains that planting into 6″x6″… Read more »