No-till notes - Brown Revolution, part 4

 


No one really knows how far this Brown Revolution can take modern agriculture in this soil health initiative. The last time our soils were really in top soil health was before the prairies were turned into farm land. Through the development of agriculture the soil’s health has declined mostly due to tillage and the removal of plants growing in the soil throughout the growing season.

With the introduction of no till crop production, the elimination of tillage, use of cover and forage crops, and diversified cropping rotations, the soil health has started to improve on the farms where these...



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