Recent Tillage Extension Articles:
Channel 18, Lafayette, IN. Krista Henery. Soil still too wet for planting corn. May 2, 2013. http://www.wlfi.com/dpp/news/local/soil-still-too-wet-for-planting-corn?ref=scroller&categoryId=20000&status=true
May 1, 2013. Drought behind them, farmers now deal with too much water. Purdue Agricultural Communications Special Report. https://ag.purdue.edu/agcomm/Pages/News.aspx
April 25, 2013. Jennifer Stewart, Purdue University. Purdue Agronomist: don’t fall for the three tillage temptations. Ag Answers issue on April 25, 2013. https://ag.purdue.edu/aganswers/Pages/archive.aspx?story=170#.UXrT9iu4GA0
Zinkland, Dan. 2013. Finding the right fit with fertility. Strip-Till Farmer Magazine, Lessiter Publications. http://striptillfarmer.com/pages/Featured---Finding-The-Right-Fit-With-Fertility.php
Tillage Considerations for Delayed Planting of Corn in a Wet Spring. 2011. – (Tony J. Vyn) Pest and Crop Newsletter Issue 4 (April 29, 2011). http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2011/issue4/index.html#tillage
Vyn, T.J. and
T.D. West. 2008. Efficient fluid fertilizer management for corn
producers with automatic guidance systems: year two. Fluid
Fertilizer Foundation Conference Proceedings (Feb. 17-19, 2008) Volume 25.
Vyn, Tony J., 2008. Tillage and fertility placement aspects of root zone
optimization for corn. Pages 70-74 in Proceedings of 2008 Illinois Crop
Protection Technology Conference, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, (Jan.
Vyn, Tony J., 2008. Tillage and fertility placement aspects of root zone optimization for corn. Pages 70-74 in Proceedings of 2008 Illinois Crop Protection Technology Conference, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, (Jan. 9-10, 2008).
Vyn, Tony. 2007. Optimizing no-till and strip-till systems for corn in the biofuel era. Proceedings of the 2007 Indiana CCA Conference held in Indianapolis, IN on Dec. 18-19, 2007. Purdue Extension CD-AY-330 (8 pages).
Boomsma, C.R., M. Cánepa, and Tony J. Vyn. 2007. Factors affecting the relative benefit of deep-banding versus broadcast application of phosphorus and potassium for corn and soybean. Proceedings of the North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference held Nov. 14-15, 2007 in Des Moines, IA. Proceedings Vol. 23:55-63.
Boomsma, C.R., and T.J. Vyn.
2007. Plant-to-Plant Uniformity is Essential for Optimum Yield in No-Till
Continuous Corn. Purdue Extension AY-329-W.
CropLife Meister Media. 2007. Strip tillage eases corn-on-corn concerns. CropLife.
Vyn, Tony J. 2006. Meeting the Ethanol Demand: Consequences and Compromises Associated with more Corn on Corn in Indiana. Purdue Extension 1D-336.
Vyn, T.J., T.D. West and P. Walker. 2006. Agronomic impacts of strip tillage and new reduced tillage systems in corn production. Final Report to Pioneer Hi-Bred Crop Management Research Awards Program for 2003-2005
Tillage options can get farmers out of a rut. Recommendations for spring tillage after a wet fall. Ag Answers ID=4357 (December 1, 2006)
No-till and Strip-till Corn Shines in 2005.
Lyon, D., S. Bruce, T. Vyn and G. Peterson. 2004. Achievements and Future Challenges in Conservation Tillage. Invited Symposium Presentation (2.2) in Proceedings, 4th International Crop Science Congress, 26 Sept. – 1 Oct., 2004, Brisbane, Australia
“Fumed over no-till
yields? ‘Revenge’ won’t be sweet” Ag Answers, March 16, 2004
“Don’t take out
poor no-till performance on your soil” Successful Farming Agriculture On-line
(March 16, 2004) available at
Strip Tillage Lays Groundwork for Spring Planting (Ag Answers, Oct. 28, 2003)
Strip Tillage Gains Ground and Planting Flexibility for Corn Producers (Pest and Crop Newsletter, October, 2003 -- pp. 7-9)
Storms Shouldn't Rain on Farmers' Planting Parade (Ag Answers, May 9, 2003)
Potassium Placement: What's New for Soybeans and Corn in Conservation Tillage Systems? (Tony J. Vyn, Proceedings, Southwest Indiana Crop Seminar, Jasper, Indiana, Purdue Extension CES-348, p. 27-30, March 5, 2003)
High Oil Corn Yield and Quality Responses to Fertilizer K versus Exchangeable K on Variable Soils (Better Crops 86 (4): 16-21, 2002)
Soil Compaction Not Always Grounds for Deep Tillage (Oct. 4, 2002)
One Pass Tillage Systems for Corn and Soybeans on Loam Soils in Indiana (Agronomy Department extension bulletin, May 2002)
Ten Tillage Rules in a Wet Spring (AgWeb News, April 30, 2002)
Tillage Options for Corn in a Wet Spring (Pest and Crop Newsletter, April 26, 2002)
Tillage Options for Corn in a Wet Spring (Ontario CropPest Newsletter, May, 2002)
Potash Placement in No-till Corn (09/99)
Fall Strip Tillage in Ontario
Tillage Systems on Clay Soils: 1998 Project Report to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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