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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Jul 31, 2015 07:03 AM CDT

Through the years, I have seen many trends come and go. So when I was invited to a special field day on sustainable cropping systems this past Wednesday, I was somewhat skeptical. I knew part of the program that day was a strip tillage demonstration. I can remember going to those back in the 1980s. Even though that was 30 years ago, sometimes it feels just like yesterday.

Needless to say, like many things that I get invited to this was very worthwhile. I see almost everything through an agricultural economic lens and most others don't. That is especially the ...

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