Articles Tagged with ''coulters''

11 Things He’s Learned About Strip-Till

20 years after inventing the Corn Belt’s version of the strip-till rig, Richard Follmer shares a few of the practice’s advantages and must-do tips and techniques.
If you haven't heard of Richard Follmer, just know that you've probably used a version of his invention if you've used a strip-till unit recently. The owner of Progressive Farm Products in Hudson, Ill., invented the midmount, dual-placement strip-till toolbar that is being used by thousands of Corn Belt farmers.
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To Minimize Soil Disturbance, Get Rid Of The Shake

Anhydrous application can be accomplished without tearing up no-till fields.
According to Paul Jasa, Extension agricultural engineer at the University of Nebraska, no-tillers can minimize soil disturbance with existing application equipment. The key is setting the machine correctly and having the right coulters and shanks in place to do the job.
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5 Ways to Improve Your No-Till Corn Planter

Before you drop seed into the ground this spring, consider these planter set-up techniques to improve your planting performance.
The healthy futures prices for crop commodities probably has you chomping at the bit to get into the field and begin no-tilling your crops.
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Get Seed Placed Properly

Planter adjustments and proper use of attachments are critical to uniform no-till seedling emergence and maximum yields.
Whether your no-till planter is ready to go this spring depends on whether you have the right attachments or make the proper adjustments to get seed placed uniformly at the correct depth and population.
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