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Committing to Strip-Till Transforms High Plains Farm

Harold Grall credits good records, strip-till and new technology for his ability to double his farm size while cutting fuel and irrigation water.
Harold Grall already had extensive experience growing corn and grain sorghum in the Texas Panhandle when he bought out his mentor, Dale Coleman, and started farming on his own in 1994. At that time, he was farming 3,700 acres of High Plains silt-clay loam just north of Dumas, Texas, and was committed to ridge-till and furrow irrigation.
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Strip-Till Helps 22,000-Acre Farm Run More Efficiently

Reduced tillage passes, timely planting and erosion control are big strip-till benefits for Watts Brothers Farms as it grows vegetables to keep food packaging and production plants running.
Jermey Tuttle knows all about the benefits that strip-tillers in the Corn Belt cite about the practice, ranging from saving fuel and reducing erosion to precision placement of fertilizer.
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Maintain Strip-Till Rigs To Boost 2013 Yields

Reviewing and replacing mechanical parts and checking precision-ag components, software and rate controllers can increase your chances of profitability in the next growing season.
Taking extra time this summer to give strip-till equipment and precision technology a thorough tuneup could make a big difference in yields and farm profitability next year, experts say.
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