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Excessively compacted soil can result in many problems including a reduced yield and an increase in horsepower and fuel necessary for tillage. Learn more about this problem as well as ways to reduce soil compaction.
Resource Conservation Practices
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Crops, Soil Management and Fertility, Agronomy, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Agricultural Education | Agricultural Science | Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering | Soil Science | Sustainability
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Hanna, H. Mark and Al-Kaisi, Mahdi, "Resource Conservation Practices: Understanding and Managing Soil Compaction" (2002). Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications. 152.