Conservation Ag Update

Conservation Ag Update

Conservation Ag Update is the one-stop-shop for all things no-till, strip-till, cover crops and more! This broadcast style newscast covers the latest conservation ag stories affecting your operation, as well as product innovations and strategies from veteran no-tillers and strip-tillers. Have a story idea or photo/video you'd like us to feature? Email Noah Newman at nnewman@lessitermedia.com.


Conservation Ag Update is brought to you by Montag Manufacturing.

Montag Manufacturing has rolled out two new industry-first products.  Cover Crop Plus is the first metering system dedicated to cover crop seeds, able to accurately meter even the smallest seeds like cover cress. It can be mounted to tillage implements, combines and self-propelled high clearance machines.


The second new product is the mammoth sized model 2224 with 13 or 16 tons capacity for producers running with larger strip-till implements. For more information, visit the Montag website or your Montag dealer.

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Conservation Ag Update

No-Till Tips & Cutting-Edge Technology at the National Farm Machinery Show

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, we’re on the road at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. Jeff Hadacheck from Wisconsin-Madison discusses the long term economic benefits of integrating winter wheat in your corn-soybean rotation. Plus, we visit with Brandon Somers at the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) insights meeting. Somers talks about his ideal no-till planter. 
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Conservation Ag Update

300-Bushel Corn Grower Shares No-Till Planting Tips

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, Amherst, Neb., no-tiller Jared Kenney shares a key lesson learned from one of his biggest planting mistakes, and how it helped him break the 300-bushel barrier twice. Plus, “the father of biological agriculture,” Gary Zimmer shares his top 4 nutrients for a better crop.
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No-Till Networking & Knowledge at 2024 National No-Tillage Conference

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, we go inside the 32nd annual National No-Tillage Conference, and catch up with the Beery family who traveled all the way from central Virginia to learn new no-till and cover crop tips. We also share one of the top moments from Dr. Fred Below’s kickoff presentation on the 7 Wonders of the Corn Yield World.
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Cover Cropper Pleased with No-Till Corn Yields Despite Bumpy Growing Season

On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by CultivAce, we talk to East Troy, Wis., no-tiller Jim Stute as he wraps up corn harvest. Stute reflects on a challenging year and shares how he was able to conserve moisture with cereal rye. Plus, James Crouch, National Segment Manager for Yokohama Off-Highway Tires, says now is the perfect time to check your ag tires. The self-proclaimed “tire nerd” explains what to look for when doing an inspection, and why it’s important to make sure your tires aren’t overinflated.
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Harvest Update: “Educational Fall” for Veteran No-Tiller

West Union, Iowa, no-tiller Loran Steinlage checks in with a harvest update, and explains why this fall will be one of his most educational harvests yet. Also in this episode, Dr. Ben West, executive director of Farmers for Soil Health, identifies 2 key factors that will drive no-till, strip-till and cover crop adoption rates. This episode of Conservation Ag Update is brought to you by CultivAce.
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