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21. Strip-Till - Mike Schouten

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From fertilizer management to coulters versus shanks, the “how to” from growers making it work! Ben Rosser, OMAFRA Panel: Warren Schneckenburger and Mike Schouten

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21. Strip-Till - Mike Schouten

  1. 1. Strip-Till Michael Schouten
  2. 2. Introduction • Third Generation Farm • Cropping 2800 acres in the North Gower area • Farm with my father and two brothers • Milking 480 Cows • Strip-till for 6 years
  3. 3. The Transition • Soil conservation • More accurate nutrient placement • Cost savings • Reduction in labour • Less capital investment • More suitable then no-till***
  4. 4. Our System • One Pass Spring Strip-Till using RTK guidance • Using Shank Machine at 5 inches Deep • Banding All P,K, and S; with additional N incorporated in Zone • Plant with naked planter using RTK guidance • The approach is identical for soybeans
  5. 5. Spring Strip-Till After Corn Silage
  6. 6. Spring Strip-till After Grain Corn
  7. 7. Strips Made Into Bean Stubble
  8. 8. Planting Into Strips
  9. 9. Planted Strips
  10. 10. Questions?

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