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The effects of imposing tillage on long term no-till soils
During the last two decades, an increasing number of producers have adopted a no-tillage or minimum tillage system because of the potential to reduce soil erosion, conserve soil moisture, improve soil structure and ...
Soil conditions and early crop growth as influenced by repeated swine manure application
Previous research on land applications of manures has focused on soil fertility and the relationship to final crop yield, but there is little research that quantifies the effects of changes in soil physical and chemical ...
Can the quality of soil structure be maintained following repeated applications of high rates of hog manure?
The long-term impact of repeated applications of high rates of liquid hog manure on the quality of the soil and that of the environment is not well known. For optimal application rates of hog manure, improved knowledge is ...
Hog manure – a dilute fertilizer with extra’s
Hog manure is valued as a source of plant nutrients but there is concern that land application of large volumes of hog manure applied repeatedly over many years, may deteriorate the quality of local soils, reduce crop ...
Effect of repeated hog and cattle manure application on soil quality in east central Saskatchewan
The effect of repeated (4 years) manure applications on some soil quality indices such as pH, EC, SAR, bulk density, and aggregation was evaluated. The study was conducted at two sites (Burr and Dixon) in the Black Soil ...