Conservation Tillage Systems in the Southeast

Summary

Overview

Crop nutrient needs are the same whether grown with conventional or conservation tillage. However, tillage methods result in different micro-environments that can change how nutrients become available for plant uptake. Know your region and soils to develop the best local strategy for sampling soils, applying fertilizer and monitoring crop nutrient status. In this way, the physical property benefits associated with conservation tillage can also result in sustainable soil fertility levels.

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