Contact John Lundvall, Iowa Learning Farms, firstname.lastname@example.org 515.291.9936 (cell)
This field day begins at the farm of Dean Tiefenthaler for a look
at his strip-tillage practices and equipment, then moves to the
· Strip-tillage practices, and Dean’s tips on why he generally completes the operation in the fall
· Which cropping sequences work best for strip tilling
· Reduction of sediment losses into
· The equipment Dean uses
Dean has used strip-tillage prior to planting corn for 4 years. He started to use strip-tillage because he wanted to apply phosphorus and potassium fertilizers in bands rather than broadcast-applying the fertilizer on the soil surface.