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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Wed Dec 12, 2012 04:03 PM CST

Strip-tilling soybeans into corn stover is really no different than strip-tilling corn into soybeans. It takes the same equipment with RTK guidance to prepare the 8-inch wide, 4-to-8-inch-deep berms that you can seed into next spring and also place a band of fertilizer in the zone below the berm.

In my opinion, the single most important thing a soybean producer can do is fertilize soybeans prior to planting. I like to give the crop a fresh supply of available nutrients instead of letting the crop scavenge for residual nutrients after corn. Strip-till is a good way to put those nutrients ...

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