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Farm Management: Reducing Erosion with Vertical Tillage on Corn Stalks

Vertical tillage is a useful technique used to reduce soil erosion. It is important to keep the good top soil in place on your fields. The method doesn't disturb the soil; it opens it up in preparation of the seed. Kevin Brooks interviews Phil Crawford as he prepares to transition a field from corn to soybeans.

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