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The Strip-Till Farmer Podcast is the strip-tiller's audio source for information on strip-tillage practices, technologies, and other helpful advice.

The Strip-Till Farmer Podcast is the strip-tiller's audio source for information on strip-tillage practices, technologies, and other helpful advice.

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United States

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Podcasts

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The Strip-Till Farmer Podcast is the strip-tiller's audio source for information on strip-tillage practices, technologies, and other helpful advice.

Language:

English

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(866) 839-8455


Episodes

Rehabbing Soil On Farm Fields, MLB Ballparks & More With Parker Cohn

8/5/2022
In today’s episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, editor Brian O’Connor talks with Parker Cohn, CEO of California-based Performance Resources Management (PRM), about how PRM designs biological management programs for growers, new technologies he’s putting to use to improve soil health and much more.

Duration:00:48:39

Strip-Tilling Into Perennial Living Mulch With Andrew Bowman & Charles Martin

7/14/2022
In today’s episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by the Pluribus Lite from Dawn Equipment, Oneida, Ill., neighbors Andrew Bowman and Charles Martin explain the experiment, the benefits of strip-tilling into a living mulch, how to make a clover polyculture work for cash crops and much more.

Duration:00:48:46

Soil Testing & Nutrition Basics For Success With Agronomist John Leif

6/29/2022
In today’s episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by the Pluribus Lite from Dawn Equipment, John Leif, a regional agronomist at AgroLiquid, explains the basics of soil testing, some common mistakes farmers make when soil testing, when to apply nutrients, how to determine if you should band vs. broadcast and much more.

Duration:00:27:47

How Ben Pederson Thinks Bigger Than His Farm With A Strip-Till System (Replay)

6/16/2022
Ben Pederson runs a 100% strip-till operation in Lake Mills, Iowa. He takes a holistic approach to strip-till and encourages out-of-the-box thinking to keep his operations on a pathway to profitability. One such example is he’s started using ion technology and the physics of thunderstorms to increase his yield potential and ROI without increasing inputs.

Duration:00:17:47

Managing Compaction & Navigating Carbon Markets With Jodi DeJong - Hughes Mixdown

6/3/2022
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by SOURCE by Sound Agriculture, Jodi DeJong-Hughes an Educator with the University of Minnesota Extension gives us a preview of her lecture for the 2022 National Strip-Tillage Conference, discussing what you can do to deal with compaction in your fields, improve your soil health, make money on soil-saving practices and much more.

Duration:00:33:11

Straight Talk About Sustainable Farming With Author Robert Paarlberg

5/19/2022
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by SOURCE by Sound Agriculture, author Robert Paarlberg talks about the research that went into his book, his advice to commercial farmers and farm organizations about advocating for sustainability, what those groups need to do to combat the myths surrounding sustainable agriculture and more.

Duration:00:32:52

Banded Systems Get To The Root Of Yield With Chris Perkins

5/5/2022
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by SOURCE by Sound Agriculture, Indiana strip-tiller and consultant Chris Perkins introduces what to look for in a corn hybrid, shares how to develop a plan for success with corn, explains why he doesn’t believe in fall fertilizer and much more.

Duration:00:45:44

How Mineral Nutrition & Humates Boost Your Bottom Line With Jim Hoorman

4/21/2022
Soil health specialist Jim Hoorman is joining Strip-Till Farmer for an exclusive pre-conference workshop July 27 ahead of the 2022 National Strip-Tillage Conference, and he’s giving us a preview of his presentation in this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by SOURCE by Sound Agriculture.

Duration:00:52:47

Creating The ‘Most Beautiful Seedbed’ With Illinois Strip-Tiller Rock Katschnig

4/6/2022
In today’s episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by SOURCE by Sound Agriculture, Illinois farmer Rock Katschnig talks about how strip-till has benefited his 3,500 acre operation in northwestern Illinois, the equipment he uses to strip-till, what changes he’s making this year to his fertilizer program amid an expensive fertilizer market and much more.

Duration:00:26:00

How To Quantify The Benefits Of Cover Crops With USDA’s Steven Mirsky

3/22/2022
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Terrasym by NewLeaf Symbiotics, associate editor Sarah Hill talks with Steven Mirsky, Research Ecologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service, about adopting covers with site-specific management, how growers can quantify the benefits of cover crops, how cover crop genetics have improved in the last decade and more.

Duration:00:33:27

When To Sell Your Used Ag Equipment With BigIron Auction’s Mark Stock

3/10/2022
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Terrasym by NewLeaf Symbiotics, Mark Stock, co-founder of BigIron Auction Company, explains what to consider when deciding to sell your equipment, his advice for getting it ready for sale, insights on the current used ag equipment market and more.

Duration:00:38:40

Profit From Your Social Media Strategy With The Farm Babe

2/17/2022
In today’s episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Terrasym by NewLeaf Symbiotics, Michelle Miller aka the Farm Babe, shares her advice for building your farm’s social media presence, monetizing your social media content and effecting change in your local community and beyond.

Duration:00:43:06

Why Farming Is More Complex Than Rocket Science With Jerry Hatfield

2/4/2022
Jerry Hatfield, the retired director of the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, says farming is not rocket science. Farming, with all of its interactions and inputs, is much more complex than a physics problem. At an event held by Iowa’s Southfork Watershed Alliance, Hatfield explained how water, tillage, nutrients and weather fit into the puzzle that is today’s ecological and industrial agriculture system. In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you...

Duration:00:39:30

How Strip-Till Boosted My Yields with Robb Ewoldt

1/21/2022
What would you do if the axle on your strip-till bar snapped in the middle of a field while you were planting? Davenport, Iowa, farmer Robb Ewoldt turned this very problem into an experiment — one that ended up proving the difference in yield that strip-till can make compared to no-till. In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Terrasym by NewLeaf Symbiotics, Robb shares the bushel-per-acre results of his unintentional trial, the other lessons learned over his...

Duration:00:36:35

Biological Farming, Carbon Cycle, Modified Strip-Till Systems & More

1/7/2022
This week, we’re revisiting Strip-Till Farmer’s top 5 most played episodes of 2021 to share highlights from conversations that resonated most with other strip-tillers. Some are even among the most listened to episodes ever since we started this podcast in 2016, including our #1 episode of the year, “Biological Farming with Gary Zimmer.”

Duration:00:44:58

Analyzing & Adjusting Soil PH With UNM’s Daniel Kaiser

12/28/2021
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, associate editor Sarah Hill talks with Daniel Kaiser, nutrient management specialist at the University of Minnesota about the range of pH values needed for optimum crop performance, how liming works in the soil, what factors to consider when applying lime and more.

Duration:00:27:54

What Strip-Till Has Done For Me With 3 Iowa Farmers

12/9/2021
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, you’ll meet Iowa farmers Landon Brown (New Providence, Iowa), Chris Blome (Alden, Iowa) and Glen Hodnefield (Radcliffe, Iowa). Landon and Chris are just a few years into strip-tilling, while Glen’s been doing it for 25 years. Listen in as they discuss their successes and challenges, the equipment they’re running, their planting and fertilizing techniques, and more.

Duration:00:30:01

Zapping Weeds And Herbicides With AI, Lasers

11/18/2021
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Paul Mikesell, founder and CEO of Carbon Robotics, a new company that is tackling weed control with a combination of artificial intelligence and lasers. This past year, in 2021, the company released its first production units of a machine called the LaserWeeder, which has the potential to eliminate the need for herbicides or tillage for weed control.

Duration:00:33:17

Jason Federer’s Organic Modified Strip-Till System

11/5/2021
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we chat with Wolcott, Indiana, grower Jason Federer, whose transition to 100% organic production on his 4,000-acre operation is nearly complete. Utilizing a diverse rotation that includes approximately 10 crops each year as well as cover crops, Jason is also implementing a modified strip-till system that involves planting corn between strips of alfalfa.

Duration:00:52:24

Be The Plant: Benefitting Plant Health With Farm Management Decisions

10/22/2021
There are any number of reasons a farmer might adopt strip-till as a management practice — from reducing soil disturbance to targeting nutrient management to improving soil health. Independent crop consultant Dorian Gatchell of Minnesota Agricultural Services says these motives all have a common purpose: to improve plant health and therefore boost yields.

Duration:00:41:15