TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Santa Ana, Rod
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;11/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
67230743

 

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