TITLE

Singing praises of min-till

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;4/18/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 15, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the benefits of non-inversion tillage in farming. Effect of minimum tillage on the farm of Andrew Baker in Devon, England; Improvement in soil structure; Other operations designed to encourage wildlife.
ACCESSION #
10304380

 

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