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No Till Notes: Residue Level

 


Believe it or not, the end of the growing season is rapidly approaching. Now is a good time to check your fields for the level of residue you have in them. If you find your residue levels are low and there is a large amount of bare soil observed you may need to assess how you can change your residue management to improve your residue levels.

The level of residue you find in your fields directly affects how much moisture your soil is able to provide to the crop you had growing in the field. Let's assume you grew a field of dry land corn this year. If you find your field has little remaining...



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