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5 Reasons to Attend the 2017 National Strip-Tillage Conference

On April 27, 2017 Leave a comment

Strip-tillage is a great way to cut production costs, be more efficient with time and nutrient placement, and build soil health. But the journey to developing the right strip-till system for your farm can take years of experimentation, practice, and determination. The National Strip-Tillage Conference is a great way to make that learning curve more manageable.

Now in its fourth year, the National Strip-Tillage Conference has become the premier learning and networking event in the U.S. for forward-thinking farmers. This year it will be taking place August 3-4, 2017 at the La Vista Hotel & Conference Center in Omaha, Nebraska. If you’re already practicing strip-tillage or considering it in the future, you'll want to be there!

Still not convinced? Here are 5 reasons why you should register today!

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Huron Tractor Now Offering SoilWarrior

On April 13, 2017 Leave a comment

Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) announces that Huron Tractor Ltd. will now be selling and supporting the SoilWarrior® brand in the province of Ontario, Canada. Based out of Exeter, Huron Tractor will sell SoilWarrior® zone tillage and nutrient application equipment throughout their sales territory. This new partnership allows ETS to expand their sales efforts and reach a growing strip-tillage market.

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Moldboard Misery

On April 11, 2017 Leave a comment

This is the story of how a moldboard plow dramatically changed the soil properties of a field, which was previously managed with years of minimal tillage and cover crops along with one year of strip-till with the SoilWarrior®.  

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ETS Welcomes New Service Technician, Greg Nielsen

On March 31, 2017 Leave a comment

Greg Nielsen has joined the team at Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) as a Service Technician. In this role, he will continue to grow the company’s reputation for excellent customer service by supporting SoilWarrior clients primarily in the Upper Midwest.

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Band vs. Zone Fertility Placement

Uniform distribution of fertilizer is key for optimal crop performance. Consider the following points when planning your fertilizer application.

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21st Century Equipment is First SoilWarrior Dealer in US

On February 27, 2017 Leave a comment

Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) announces 21st Century Equipment as the first SoilWarrior® dealer in the United States. Based out of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 21st Century Equipment will sell SoilWarrior® zone tillage and nutrient application equipment throughout their sales territory in western Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming. This new partnership allows ETS to expand their sales efforts and reach a predominant strip-tillage market. 

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23 Years of Award-Winning NCGA Yields

From Oakes, ND, the Quandt family has had award-winning entries in the NCGA yield contest since 1993. One secret to their recent success is strip-tillage. The farm began strip-tilling in 2001 and transitioned 95% of the farm to strip-tillage seven years ago. They have used the SoilWarrior® zone tillage and nutrient management system on their farm for the past five years.

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ETS Welcomes New Marketing Coordinator

On December 13, 2016 Leave a comment

Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) is proud to welcome Kristin Krell to its sales and marketing team as the Marketing & Communications Coordinator. In this role, she will assist the Marketing Director with implementing the company’s comprehensive marketing strategy, which includes managing social media accounts, maintaining promotional materials and planning meetings and tradeshows. 

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ETS Hires Agronomist & Sales Manager

On November 29, 2016 Leave a comment

Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) is proud to expand the business into a key strip-tillage market. Eric Moore is the new Company Agronomist and Regional Sales Manager for Colorado, Wyoming and western Nebraska. In this role, Moore serves as the primary agronomic resource for the ETS sales team and is responsible for direct sales of SoilWarrior® zone tillage equipment to innovative farmers. He also manages exclusive dealer locations in his sales area.

Moore is a former Account Manager with DuPont Pioneer where he managed a sales territory on the Front Range of Colorado and provided product, agronomy and sales training for his team. He held two other roles at Pioneer that contributed to his sales and agronomy experience – Sales Effectiveness Manager and Area Agronomist. His background also includes providing full service crop consulting as the owner and operator of an independent agronomy firm. Moore has a bachelor’s degree in crop science from Fort Hays State University.  

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Ag Ventures Alliance Invests in Environmental Tillage Systems

On November 07, 2016 Leave a comment

Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) welcomes Ag Ventures Alliance (AgVA) as a new investor in the leading manufacturer of conservation tillage and nutrient management equipment. ETS zone tillageTM with the SoilWarrior® offers the advantage of minimum tillage while strategically placing nutrients in the root zone. This investment offers both economic benefits and opportunities for AgVA members to enhance soil productivity on their own farms.

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