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Robert Nielsen

Soil Compaction: The “Gift” That Keeps on Giving

This article originially appeared on the Corny News Network. Soils in Indiana have been too wet for field work almost since last fall. What I mean by "too wet" is so wet that the soils would not even support the weight of the field equipment without creating ruts or the equipment literally getting stuck. The short term weather forecasts hint that some drying may finally occur over the next couple of weeks. If or when that happens, the pent up energy from delayed spring field activities will explode and there will be a "tsunami wave" of tillage, herbicide application, [...]

By |May 15, 2019|
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