Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-12-2007

Abstract

There are several challenges in managing continuous corn as far as tillage is concerned. Residue management, seed placement, nitrogen (N) application, and equipment attachments are a few of the challenges to consider. Residue presents management problems, particularly with conservation tillage and no-tillage used in continuous corn production. There will be a significant amount of residue buildup with continuous corn, which requires a different approach in terms of tillage system and equipment needs. The impact of tillage, coupled with a mono-cropping system, will be significant on soil and water quality, in addition to potential yield decline.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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