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

By Mark Watson
Panhandle No-Till Educator 

No Till Notes: Power of Legumes, Part 2


Modern day agricultural producers are constantly striving to lower production costs and improve their stewardship of the land. Many producers have adopted conservation agricultural systems as a means to lower production costs and improve the health of the soils we work with on our farms and ranches.

Leaving previous crop residues attached to the soil surface helps protect these soils. Using no-till crop production methods that provide minimal soil disturbance when planting and harvesting the crops also improves soil health. As these methods are adopted the soil begins to heal itself and soi...

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