TITLE

Tillage tests consider best way to "trash farm for profit"

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, David
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;2/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the talk given by Merle Anders in the 2010 Conservation Systems Cotton and Rice Conference regarding rutted fields. He offers less tillage/no-till or minimum-till agricultural system to renovate these fields. He mentions that no-till reduces labor and tillage costs. He said that the no-tillage system produces less yield at the start but increases over time, lessens erosion and reduces the total phosphorus concentration in fields.
ACCESSION #
48408035

 

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