Nebraska Harvest: 10 Tips to Avoid Compaction on Wet Soils Oct 22, 2018

    🕔Oct 22, 2018
    With harvest underway across Nebraska, some producers are concerned about compaction as their large combines and grain carts move across the fields. In some areas, fall rains have left the […]

    Louisiana: Check Soils for Compaction Layers Sep 26, 2018

    🕔Sep 26, 2018
    Over the past couple of growing season, soil compaction has been a hindrance in many fields across Louisiana.  Soil compaction was evident by observing reduced crop growth and development in […]

    Pennsylvania: Managing Soil Compaction from Small Grain Silage Harvest Jun 1, 2018

    🕔Jun 1, 2018
    Pennsylvania farmers are commonly using rye, triticale, and wheat for silage. These crops are typically followed by corn. When the spring is wet like this year’s, soil compaction caused during […]

    Row Crop Planting – Preventing Sidewall Compaction May 28, 2018

    🕔May 28, 2018
    During planting season, it is difficult to try and fit everything in, especially when trying to dodge rainstorms that seem to be common this spring. With the pressure to get […]

    Minnesota: Soil Compaction – What Can You Do? May 10, 2018

    🕔May 10, 2018
    As you head back into the fields this spring, plan to reduce your soil compaction. As the weight of farm tractors and field equipment becomes larger and heavier and as […]

    Flint on Crops: Soil Compaction Can Be Managed – Commentary Sep 25, 2017

    🕔Sep 25, 2017
    As they go about harvesting this year’s crop growers are seeing the effects of soil compaction in fields of all crops. In many cases the symptoms have been visible as […]

    Ohio: Wet Planting Season Means Compaction Issues – Side-Wall and Pinch Row Jun 6, 2017

    🕔Jun 6, 2017
    2017 has been a “wet” spring for planting which also can cause compaction issues; side-wall and pinch-row compaction. Compaction of any kind can lead to emergence issues and possible yield […]

    Kansas Corn: Diagnosing Early-Season Growth Problems Jun 5, 2017

    🕔Jun 5, 2017
    Getting a good stand of corn, with vigorous early-season growth, is the first step in getting good yields. When adverse conditions, such as a hard rain or unusually cool weather, […]

    Fall Tillage Goals: A Few Ideas to Get You Thinking – DTN Oct 7, 2016

    🕔Oct 7, 2016
    What is your goal for fall tillage? Is it to process residue, blacken the soil or break compaction layer? Perhaps you want to incorporate fertilizer and soil amendments like compost, […]

    Minnesota: Soil Compaction Management at Harvest Aug 29, 2016

    🕔Aug 29, 2016
    Compaction is often thought of as a spring problem. However, in seven of the past 10 years, parts of Minnesota have had wet soil conditions during harvest. What should a […]


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