Zone tillage for corn in the Northeast

Zone tillage for corn in the Northeast

Zone tillage for corn in the Northeast

Heavy clay soils in the Northeast limit the potential for no-till practices, since clay soils are slow to warm, become compacted easily, and are more prone to run-off erosion. This project tested a reduced tillage tool, an Unverferth Zone Builder, in conjunction with a guidance system, on heavy clay soils in Vermont.   

Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) FNE09-654, Northeast zone tillage project .

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Year: 2011
Author(s): Pail Boivin
Location: Northeast
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