Product of the yearDuring the 22nd annual National No-Tillage Conference in Springfield, Ill., several farm equipment suppliers were recognized with “Reader’s Choice Awards.”

These awards, which No-Till Farmer readers deemed to have had the largest impact on their 2013 cropping operations, were presented during the awards luncheon at the conference, which drew an attendance of 1,024.

Here is a list of the 2013 award winners by category:

  • Residue Management: May Wes Stalk Stomper
  • No-Till Planters/Drills: John Deere 1770 NT Planter
  • Strip-Till Equipment: Unverferth Zone-Stripper
  • No-Till Planter/Drill Attachments: Keeton Seed Firmer
  • Precision Tools: Precision Planting 20/20 SeedSense
  • Fertilizer Application: Totally Tubular starter fertilizer tube
  • Spraying Equipment: John Deere 4940 Sprayer