Strip-till, legume-cover crop system could help South Texas growers

Santa Ana, Rod
November 2011
Southwest Farm Press;11/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p26
Trade Publication
The article discusses the significance of the development of strip-till, legume-cover crop system to the farmers in South Texas. According to AgriLife Research forage agronomist Dr. Jamie Foster, the system has the potential to hold the soil in place on windy days and improve the nitrogen cycling and availability. In addition, she explains the difference between conventional tillage and strip tillage.


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