Helpful Tips to Minimize Soil Compaction when Avoiding Wet Fields Proves Difficult

Consider the following consequences of soil compaction before entering marginal fields with heavy equipment: (1) decreased water infiltration and (2) lack of pore space for roots to adequately establish in the coming seasons. If you cannot avoid the wet fields, like many farmers in Ohio who have experienced recent heavy rains and cannot wait for fields to dry completely, read Ohio’s Country Journal article for tips on how to minimize compaction.

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