Water Erosion: A Case for Conservation Tillage

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CSD reader Alan Adams, Sandwich, Ill., captured this video during a 2-in. rain. One field had recently been tilled using conventional methods. The runoff is visibly extensive. The neighboring field had been strip-tilled, and basically absorbed the water. While there is visible water in the headlands, it isn't silt-filled like the water in the conventionally tilled field. He also included video of silt-laden runoff mixing with clear water coming out of a culvert. The whole video sure makes a case for conservation tillage!

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on Jul 1, 2014

it isn't silt-filled like the water in the conventionally tilled field. He also included video of silt-laden runoff mixing with clear water coming out of a culvert. The whole video sure makes a case for conservation tillagehttps://www.rebelmouse.com/thevenusfactorreview/

on Jul 2, 2014

it isn't silt-filled like the water in the conventionally tilled field. He also included video of silt-laden runoff mixing with clear water coming out of a culvert. The whole video sure makes a case for conservation tillageAshworth Login

on Sep 18, 2014

I’ve read some good stuff here. Definitely worth bookmarking for revisiting.
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on Aug 8, 2014

It is hard to produce a good output from these fields under such extreme climatic conditions. I admire the skill of farmers who overcome these difficulties without much effort. We have a lot to learn from them. Thanks for sharing. personal folder file !!!

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