Items Tagged with 'erosion control'

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Keep Soils Armored All Year

Penn State Extension shares how large precipitation events cause the most erosion and can happen anytime of year, reminding us of the importance to protect the soil as much as possible.
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Benefits and Pitfalls of Adding Cover Crops in Strip-Till

Iowa strip-tiller Frank Moore shares a creative approach to selecting and seeding cover crops to combat erosion on his 2,000 acre farm.
Frank Moore believes a little trial and error on his farm can go long way, and that led him to switch over to strip-tilling corn and introducing cover crops on his 2,000 acre farm near Cresco in northern Iowa.
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A Refreshing Approach to Controlling Erosion with Strip-Till - Todd Mooberry - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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Lowpoint, Ill., farmer Todd Mooberry understands that every field is different and one size doesn’t fit all with strip-till. Mooberry began strip-tilling corn in 2001 on his 1,800-acre operation and seeking ways to better adapt the practice to the variable soil types and slopes on his farm. He designed several products to improve strip-till efficiency, including a strip-freshener attachment to run through soybean stubble in spring as an alternative to no-till. Mooberry will offer some tips and equipment strategies to help minimize erosion concerns on rolling ground, better time fertilizer application and utilize cover crops in strip-till.

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