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Two Soil Improvement Practices – Should You Spend Your Money?

By   /  February 1, 2016  /  Consider This  /  10 Comments

Asking the right questions can save you time and money. Here we demonstrate how we asked questions about Keyline Plowing and Soil Balancing to decide if those practices work for farmers and ranchers.

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Plants Beat Steel When It Comes To Reducing Soil Compaction

By   /  November 17, 2014  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  4 Comments

Alan Sundermeier, a researcher at Ohio State University says, “You can’t solve your problems with steel.  Even with a subsoiler that may have minimal surface disturbance, it’s really not solving the problem. We’re seeing that soil structure can be better solved by using natural rooting systems through cover crops.” In this video you’ll see the […]

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Keyline plowing results: 522,720 worms for $280

By   /  June 24, 2013  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  13 Comments

How something is tested is just as important as the results. Part of the scientific method is just figuring out if you asked the right questions and tested appropriately. So here we more fully describe what we did, existing conditions, and the farmers’ management.

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Keyline Plowing: What is it? Does it work?

By   /  June 17, 2013  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  10 Comments

Keyline plowing seems to promise so much. Its advocates suggest it will build up to 8 inches of topsoil per year, a process that typically takes centuries. Could a simple plow truly speed up the soil-building process?

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