Advertise Follow Us. The workhorse for dry fertilizer strip-tilling has been, and remains, the Montag Generation One dry fertilizer unit. This workhorse offers savings on fertilizer costs through greater fertilizer efficiency by accurately placing dry fertilizer in an underground concentrated band, which is readily available to the crop roots.
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The coulter blades cut deep, slicing through surface and subsurface residue to eliminate interference with the shank. Depth bands on the coulter blades ensure row-unit depth and stabilize the tool. The all-welded coulter assemblies are an integral part of the row unit.
Prepare a tilled zone and leave valuable residue around it for protection of your tender young crop. Disturb less soil and residue for conservation of water, soil, and organic material, and eliminate wasteful multiple tillage and chemical application passes. This tool tills planting strips for better crop growing conditions and increased water holding capacity, firms and prepares the seedbed for optimum planting results, and lets you place fertilizer and herbicides at the same time.
In Ohio it is most often used as part of a no-till system to increase corn yields. No-till soybean production continues to increase, but corn grown with no-till and other conservation tillage systems peaked about and is declining. The main problem is cold, wet soil at planting which delays planting and decreases yield.
Advertise Follow Us. The front-mounted Ripper-Stripper Strip-Tillage Tool's cover-crop roller features chevron-patterned blades to propel it through the field, while deflecting and crimping residue away from the row for easier planting. A smooth blade cuts residue ahead of the shank for greater material flow.
How can you get started strip-tilling? Like any farm operation, attention to details helps to ensure success. Here are seven tips for farmers who are new to the practice.
Connect with us on: Call Salford Toll Free: The I Strip Till Applicator takes the best of strip till technology and spreads it out over a much deeper frame than conventional strip-till machines in order to prevent the tool from plugging with high volume residue. Combined with Salford Commodity Carts, the I is an ideal tool for responsible nutrient management.
Advertise Follow Us. Starting out in strip-till requires planning, patience and a bit of a sense of adventure. Farmers who have made the transition understand the commitment of time and effort that go into developing a productive, profitable system.