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When Strip-Till’s Not Enough to Fix Big Ruts

As the combines roll across fields, it’s not hard to spot the wheel tracks, ruts and pinch rows. At planting and sidedressing, it came to the point that causing field damage was better than having little to no crop at ...

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Why Strip-till?

There are at least five reasons to use strip-till. Without knowing why a producer wants or needs to strip till, they do not know which strip-till implement to purchase or how to operate it. There are huge differences between fall ...

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Avoid These 10 Strip-Till Mistakes

Select suitable fields“The most common mistake with strip-till is that farmers try it in the wrong place to begin with,” says Jim Gerwing, SDSU Extension soils specialist. “They either use it on really wet soils that would respond better to ...

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