Conservation-tillage presents challenges in peanut crop

March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/10/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
Discusses the challenges faced by growers in the implementation of new farming practices such as conservation-tillage methods for the peanut crop. Advantages of strip tillage; Need for the implementation of conservation-tillage practices only after seeking assistance from county agent and NRCS to reduce the chances of failure; Importance of weed identification and mapping of fields in selecting the proper herbicides for a given situation; Importance of cover crop management in conservation-tillage of the peanut crops.


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