Con-till acres expanding in South

Hollis, Paul L.
February 2005
Southeast Farm Press;2/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p1
Trade Publication
The article presents information on Southern conservation-tillage system. Southern growers realize there are numerous benefits to using a cover crop in conservation-tillage systems. The conversion to conservation-tillage in Georgia hasn't always been easy. In South Georgia, growers have had to work with tight clay soils in some areas and it has caused problems. A cover crop is especially beneficial for Georgia growers because of the amount of rainfall they receive each year. The bulk of Georgia's conservation-tillage farming is being practiced in the southern portion of the state. It is being done in cotton, corn, peanuts, soybeans, tobacco and vegetables.


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