Residue to the MAX

April 19, 2017

Stubble residue drives productivity. How? It reduces evaporation, protects against erosion and provides young plants with a better growing environment. A stripper front is a tool that maximises residue. Here’s a first hand account of Australian growers who are using stripper fronts, plus one South Dakotan farmer whose been using them since the early 1990s. These growers are overcoming some of the perceived problems in retained stubble systems such as blockages and crop establishment.