Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-8-2000

Abstract

Many producers wonder how this spring's lack of rainfall will affect planting and seed germination. Before performing any tillage operations, producers should inspect the top 6 inches for soil moisture status. If soil moisture is low, producers should minimize tillage unless it is absolutely necessary because each tillage pass can cause soil moisture loss of up to a 0.25 inch.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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