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Chad's Strip-Till Fertility Blend

Chad's Strip-Till Fertility Blend

Chad talks about his strategy for countering the high fertilizer prizes by implementing more strip-till fertility and shifting to more liquid...for now.

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Why is Chad doing more Strip-Tilling this season?

Why is Chad doing more Strip-Tilling this season?

With high fertility prices, Chad uses strip-till as a tool to get the nutrients he needs into the soil in the right zone. It's a more economical alternative to broadcasting.

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Important StarFire™ Update

Important StarFire™ Update

Chad is joined by TriGreen Equipment's Shannon Norwood to discuss an important update to the John Deere StarFire™ system. A mandatory update to the 6000 and 3000 systems will be needed beginning February 1, 2021, to avoid service interruption.

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2020 Member Webinar

2020 Member Webinar

It's the XtremeAg.farm member webinar where the team unveils results from various trials, discusses key learnings and insights from the 2020 season. Topics discussed include, foliar and starter fertilizer trials, population research, soybean desiccation, late season nitrogen applications, seed selection, tillage, fungicide, biologicals, boron, sulfur, fertility, and much more.

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Fall Strip-Tillage Program

Fall Strip-Tillage Program

Dan is taking his Rapid-Till out again to experiment with some fall strip tillage in order to break up any compaction between rows and build a berm for spring planting.

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Inside Dan's Head

Inside Dan's Head

The definition of insanity is to do the same thing repeatedly with the same outcome. Well, Dan is definitely not insane and he is showing us how he applies on the go management in this latest video.

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The Strip-Till Advantage

The Strip-Till Advantage

Dan is back in the field that he used the strip-freshener last spring and he likes what he sees. Keeping the moisture in the soil early on in the spring with s strip-till approach rather than full-till, seems to have paid off in what was a very dry year in northern Illinois.

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The Cost of High Yield Corn on Soybeans

The Cost of High Yield Corn on Soybeans

Kelly has been focusing on driving higher corn yields every year and it has paid off in both ROI and 4 straight NCGA Iowa yield titles. But, unforeseen was the effect his higher yields and no-till operation would have on soybean emergence the following spring.

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Chad's Strip Freshener

Chad's Strip Freshener

It was a challenge for Chad to plant corn into wheat and soybean double-crop stubble as the soil would not dry out enough in time for March/April planting due to the leftover crop residue from the previous season's double-crop. Chad found a solution with a modified strip-freshener he built.

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