TITLE

Conservation Practices Preserve Soil, Save Money

AUTHOR(S)
Extension, Source: Purdue
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Corn & Soybean Digest Exclusive Insight;4/11/2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents remarks offered by Purdue University Extension agronomist Tony Vyn on farm conservation practices. Aside from preserving soil and water resources, he explains that no-till and sub-surface nutrient banding methods also reduce labor costs. He mentions the availability of other conservation tillage options for corn farmers which include strip and vertical tillage practices. The need to optimize these practices to contribute in reducing greenhouse gas emissions is also noted.
ACCESSION #
75457756

 

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