Articles Tagged with ''Vertical-tillage tools''

Hybrid No-Till, Strip-Till System Tackles Tough Residue Challenges

Two decades of reduced tillage have helped the Rotenberger family improve soil health and address some daunting residue challenges posed by their cropping rotations.
Two decades of reduced tillage have helped the Rotenberger family improve soil health and address some daunting residue challenges posed by their cropping rotations.
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No-Till Notes: Vertical Tillage Has Its Place in No-Till Fields

Whether it’s processing residue, removing surface compaction or seeding covers, vertical tillage can be a valuable tool in your no-till system.
As a no-tiller, any form of tillage is usually a bad word and some no-tillers are adamant that any form of soil disturbance is taboo. However, there are places where some form of ‘tillage’ has its place and can add value to a no-till system. All the worms, microbes and organic matter that no-till fosters won’t always be the solution to every soil problem.
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Vertical Tillage Speeds Planting, Doesn’t Increase Soybean Yields

Study by Michigan State University Extension finds these tools might improve spring field conditions or soybean emergence, but too many passes could reduce no-till benefits.

Vertical tillage tools can be valuable for sizing and anchoring no-till residue and improving seedbed conditions for planting, according to a recent study by Michigan State University Extension.


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