As we welcome 2018, let’s revisit your favorites from 2017.2017 has come and gone. It was an exciting year for Environmental Tillage Systems! As 2018 begins let us review and recap ETS top ten moments. Enjoy the memories and please comment and let us know what you would like to see in 2018.
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Despite the years of experience you may have as a farmer, there is always more to learn. If you're interested in continuing to grow your farm and your knowledge about soils, we recommend that you attend an Ag PhD Soils Clinic this winter.
Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) announces that Wylie & Son, Inc. will now be selling and supporting the SoilWarrior® brand in the Texas panhandle. Wylie will sell and support SoilWarrior zone tillage and nutrient application equipment from their Amarillo, TX location. This new partnership allows ETS to expand their sales efforts and reach a growing strip-tillage market.
Casey Bishman has joined the Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) team as Supply Chain Manager. Casey will ensure that sufficient raw materials and other necessary items are procured and ready to create ETS premier tillage equipment.
Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS), the creator of the SoilWarrior, announces the launch of the all new ZoneNinjaTM, a dual-purpose tool that can freshen zones one day and convert to side-dress the next - the ultimate combination in one piece of proven, field-tested equipment. It features the new ZoneFreshenerTM row units mounted on a new 3-point toolbar.
October is national Co-op month and has been since 1964. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman, a former Minnesota governor, proclaimed October as Co-op Month. There are more than 40,000 cooperative businesses in the United States with 350 million members (many people belong to more than one co-op). These cooperatives generate $514 billion in revenue and more than $25 billion in wages, according to a study conducted by the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, with support from USDA Rural Development.
At the beginning of summer, we met Gavin Held, a rising senior at South Dakota State University pursing an Ag Systems Technologies degree with a Precision Agriculture minor.
Thaddeus Stasney dedicated his summer to Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) Engineering Department. During his time at ETS he gained knowledge and experiences that will help him in his future engineering profession upon graduation in spring of 2018 from St. Cloud State University. Learn more about his internship experience through the following Q&A.
The SoilWarrior ISOBUS Control Module Powered by Raven
Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) launches a new precision agriculture product in partnership with Raven Industries, headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD. The new SoilWarrior ISOBUS Control Module powered by Raven, the next generation in precision application rate control, allows farmers to easily connect any brand of tractor with their SoilWarrior strip-tillage and nutrient application system.
The word change can be scary. Change in the farming community can often cause sleepless nights and great stress. Making adjustments to your farming operation takes months of careful consideration and research. After all, the average farmer only has the opportunity to plant and harvest a crop fifty times during their lifetime. One wrong decision could impact an operation for years to come.
Switching to strip-till can be one of those mindful changes. Many farmers view switching to strip-till as a lifestyle change. It may mean investing in a new guidance system, managing equipment differently, understanding a new way to apply fertilizer, and learning how to run a different type of equipment.