Early Adopter Farmer Profiles
Follow along as 4 farm families share their journey into adopting strip-tillage systems on their farms.
At DeBorger Farms, cost of production, time and equipment are important considerations. Strip-tillage has allowed them to reduce wear and maintenance on equipment and make improvements in soil properties at the same time.
Strip-tillage disturbs a strip of soil for planting at a later date while leaving a space in between the strips undisturbed. Watch this video to learn the basics of strip-tillage and how this practice is a win-win for farmers by blending the benefits of no-till and conventional tillage.
Strip Tillage for vegetable production: Not only for cash crops.
Tough Soil - Its not easy working with clay soils and challenging drainage. Learn from OMAFRA specialists and other farmers on how residue management and cropping systems considerations can change the toughness of the soil on your farm.
Learning to Make it Work
Hear from OMAFRA specialists and farmers as they share some tips and recommendations, from equipment to technology, for transitioning to strip-tillage.
Part of the Cropping System
In this video, you'll learn the strategies farmers use to fit strip-tillage into their crop plan and how strip-tillage impacts crop management.
Strip-tillage comes with its own set of unique challenges based on soil type, season, equipment and more. In this video, farmers share their experience with strip-tillage and what did (and didn't) work on their farm.
Strip-tillage by the Numbers
Considering a switch to strip-tillage? Set yourself up for a successful and sustainable transition by understanding your cost of production including equipment, inputs, labour, maintenance and more.
Soil Health and Environmental Benefits
What does strip tillage, in combination with the other aspects of crop management, do for your soil health? Can strip-tillage help you meet your goals that include improved soil health and increased profitability?