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Getting to Know the Tough and Versatile SoilWarrior

On December 16, 2019 Leave a comment

Some have accused the SoilWarrior® of being built too tough. All SoilWarriors are built to withstand the rigors of farming in all types of soil and conditions. After all, isn’t that what you expect from your equipment? In fact, the founder of Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) was a farmer who designed and built the first SoilWarrior because he didn’t like what was available on the market. He knew that there had to be a way to streamline tillage and fertilizer application while increasing his R.O.I. along with reducing down time and maintenance. 

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Eastview Grain Brings Strip Tillage to Eastern New York

On November 19, 2019 Leave a comment

Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) announces Eastview Grain as an official SoilWarrior® strip tillage and nutrient placement systems dealer based out of Lowville, New York. Owner Aaron Miller and his team at Eastview Grain will sell and support SoilWarrior zone tillage and nutrient application equipment throughout eastern New York. This new partnership allows ETS to expand their sales efforts and reach a growing strip-tillage market.

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Finding a Better Way to Manage Soil & Nutrients

Meet 2016 4R Advocate Darin Stolte

If you’re young and progressive, you can identify with this farmer. He was chosen as a 2016 4R Advocate by the Fertilizer Institute for his focus on nutrient stewardship. Since then, he’s sought out more practices and innovations that help him achieve the goals of 4R Nutrient Stewardship. He’s been using strip-till on his eastern Iowa farm since 2018. He has a passion for sharing what he’s learned with other farmers, like you. In fact, he hosted the 2019 Iowa 4R Field Day on his farm. We had the opportunity to ask him some questions about his farming operation and practices this past spring. See what he had to say - meet Darin.

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ETS Welcomes Mark Hewitt, Service Manager

On October 31, 2019 Leave a comment

The service department welcomes Mark Hewitt as the new Service Manager. Mark will be supporting all SoilWarrior clients and dealers as the head of the service department. Excellent customer support is a priority for Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS), and Mark is eager to continue this standard in his new role. 

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Is Your Tractor Ready for Strip-Till?

Preparing your tractor for strip-till is equally as important as the equipment that it is pulling. Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) Precision Ag Specialist, Gavin Held, shares his checklist of the most commonly overlooked items that will prepare your tractor for a successful strip-till season.

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Get Your SoilWarrior Field-Ready with These Simple Steps

Technology doesn’t have to be your enemy. Conducting pre-season technology checks can save you time when it's “go time”. ETS Precision Ag Specialist, Gavin Held, has been on many farms across North America and Canada facilitating machine set-ups, inspections and in-season trouble shooting. He has also personally ran the SoilWarrior over 1,000 acres using RTK guidance and prescription maps for variable rate fertilizer application. Gavin has shared his personal pre-season SoilWarrior technology check-list.

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5 Characteristics of a Good SoilWarrior Operator

Purchasing new farm equipment takes time and consideration. Equally important is finding an operator for your new piece of equipment. At Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS), our customers often tell us one key to their success is having a skilled operator for their SoilWarrior. 

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LandPro Equipment Introduces the SoilWarrior to Western New York

On May 09, 2019 Leave a comment

Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS) is excited to partner with LandPro Equipment to help farmers in western New York improve soil health with SoilWarrior® zone tillage and nutrient application equipment. LandPro became a dealer for SoilWarrior in late 2018 and has experienced tremendous success with the premier strip-tillage brand.

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From Service to Sales,Tanner Schuldt, Regional Sales Manager

On April 23, 2019 Leave a comment

With over three years of experience working with the SoilWarrior in the service department, Tanner Schuldt is bringing a wealth of knowledge to his new position as a Regional Sales Manager for Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS). 

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Partnership to Bring Savings on TerraNu Technology and SoilWarrior Systems to Ag Retailers

Madison, Wis. (January, 8, 2019)—Midwestern BioAg (MBA), a leader in cutting-edge fertilizer technology and soil health, and Environmental Tillage Systems (ETS), developer of the SoilWarrior — the only complete strip-till unit on the market, have partnered to launch a rebate savings program for Ag Retailers.

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