No-till notes "Corn vs. water"


No-till crop production gives the producer using this system the advantage of managing residues on the soil surface to improve soil structure, water infiltration, and lower soil moisture evaporation. This system enables the producer to improve water management. No-till crop production helps to better manage the moisture Mother Nature provides as well as the water pumped from our groundwater and surface water.

Leaving the residues from the previous crop on the soil surface improves water infiltration into the soil. These residues also reduce the amount of soil moisture evaporation that occur...

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