Topic: UT Research and Education Center
Nashville, TN – Since the mid-80’s, many Tennessee producers have implemented a no-till system on their land. The no-till system, which eliminates the use of full-width tillage equipment, provides both economical and conservation benefits to the producer.
Prior to the adoption of no-till, the degree of top soil loss was astounding.
Vertical tillage increases erosion, depletes organic matter, increases weed pressure in addition to reducing water infiltration and yield potential.
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