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Assess Your Soil Profile

Tillage represents a significant part of the cost of crop establishment and growth and, when correctly applied, delivers increased yields. Tillage is intended to: • Change the soil structure to meet the requirements of the planted crop. • Enhance the ...

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Managing Disease by Managing Soils

Suppressive Soils, General and Specific Suppression A disease suppressive soil is one in which the level of disease that develops on plants grown in that soil is less than that which develops on plants grown in other soils under similar ...

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Ways to Build Soil Health

Everyone is jumping on the soil health bandwagon these days. Before you do so, consider the answers to these two questions. Can you define soil health? Can you obtain it? Easy answer first. According to Ray Archuleta, a conservation agronomist ...

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UF/IFAS Nutrient Management Series: Soil Sampling Strategies for Precision Agriculture

Soil sampling and factors to be considered Purpose: The purpose of soil sampling should be clearly determined prior to beginning a detailed sampling of the area. If one or more of the components of Precision Farming Technology is not available, ...

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