Defending the Land Blog
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From pricing, to technology, to marketing your business and building strong customer relationships, Luke Koffman from southern WI shares his journey to building a successful custom strip-till business.
When most farmers think about the SoilWarrior system, terms like strip-till, fertilizer placement, soil health and heavy-duty construction probably come to mind. Not many may think about it as a way to apply cover crops or plant soybeans, but that’s just what some SoilWarrior owners are doing.
2020 was anything but typical. But for farmers who got an early start on planting, managed to navigate extreme weather and put down the right fertility, it turned out pretty great. Especially for those who were able to capitalize on improved crop prices and earn top placements in the National Corn...
Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) is excited to add Scott Kelsey to the team as the new Precision Agriculture Manager. Scott is a 2018 graduate of Iowa State University and has great experience to bring to the table for ETS.
For Janette Veazey-Post a New York farmer and one of the owners/operators at Lamb Farms, sustainability is a driving force behind their success. In fact, she attributes their desire to reuse, repurpose and do more with less to helping them become more efficient and profitable each year.
The benefits of converting to strip-tillage farming tillage practices have been around since the dawn of agriculture, but following the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, the practices of turning the soil has changed. The federal government created the Soil Conservation Service to promote proper soil...