Long-term studies show soil compaction reduces yields by 30%. Jim Hoorman says poor soil structure and compaction are common, especially where conventional tillage has been used extensively, but even no-tillers often see little improvement or slow gains in soil structure.
The Ohio State Extension educator will reveal how cover crops used in conjunction with no-till is the key to increasing the soil organic matter content of your soils and improving soil structure. That, Hoorman says, will lead to increased water infiltration and water-holding capacity and a gradual decrease in soil compaction.
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