Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Mark Watson
Panhandle no-till educator 

No-till notes — harvest


I’d like to revisit last week’s article on the wind erosion on our farm. I’ve had plenty of time to think about my management decisions that caused the problem in the first place. I’ve had plenty of time to survey the situation and contemplate as I am stripping these fields with a chisel plow that we adapted to rough up the soil surface without damaging the wheat too extensively.

We actually have a good stand of wheat despite my poor management thanks to a timely snow and rain which supplied enough moisture to get our wheat crop established. If we can keep further wind erosion from...

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