Thanks to technology, the days of choosing one farming system for your entire operation are over. Multiple systems are required to overcome weaknesses in each field, take advantage of each field’s strengths, and be as economically and environmentally efficient as possible. But how does a farmer gear up to no-till, strip-till, vertical-till or conventionally till as soil and weather conditions and timely field operations demand? What adjustments might be required from season to season? In this series, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie will explain how to cater farming systems for success field by field.
A System For Every Soil
Varying production methods, as well as inputs, complete your transition into precision farming
Make Every Machine Earn Its Keep
Evaluate your fleet to implement multiple production systems and capitilize on fieldwork windows
Overcome Each Field's Weakness
Multiple production systems provide options for tough years such as 2019
Check back for more stories as we continue the series.
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