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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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No-Tillers Are Getting a ‘Track’ on Compaction

New tracked equipment options continue to emerge in North America, helping no-tillers reduce compaction and increase their crop yields.
Soil compaction’s negative effect on yields, root development and nutrient uptake is of growing concern to farmers in the U.S., particularly given the widespread use of farm equipment that is bigger than ever.
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