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Compaction action

CHASING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF SOIL COMPACTION

FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS of the Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario (IFAO) Compaction Action Day in Arthur a year ago, a group of those involved decided that this event should just be the start of exploring [Read more]

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Compaction action

PULLED ELEMENTS

THERE HAS BEEN a lot of talk lately about compaction. We have dealt in recent articles with power units. This time we will consider two very common scenarios with pulled implements. The one may be [Read more]

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Compaction action

ARE YOU TRYING to choose between tracks or tires on your farm equipment? Each has specific advantages but the best all round solution may be difficult to determine for individual operations. It is important to [Read more]

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Compaction action

THE PICKUP TRUCK has been a vital piece of the equipment inventory on farms for decades, but oh has it changed. Think about the 1960s half ton fleetsides, with two wheel drive, three on the [Read more]

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Be compaction aware!

A FARMSMART FOCUS

SOIL COMPACTION SEEMS to be a fact of life in most farming operations. We all seem to have it at different extremes at different points in time. While compaction is most often associated with a [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture

PRESCRIPTION MAPS AND VALIDATION

THIS ARTICLE IS the ninth in a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones and to outline the kinds of data and computer tools used to delineate and characterize management zones  [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture

INTEGRATING SOIL, LANDSCAPE, AND YIELD MAPS

THIS ARTICLE IS the eighth in a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones, to provide a process to define, delineate, and characterize management zones, and to outline the kinds of [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture

MANAGEMENT ZONE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS HIGHLIGHTS

THIS ARTICLE RECAPS the first six articles in a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones, to provide a process to define, delineate, and characterize management zones, and to outline the [Read more]

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SOIL TYPE MAPPING

THIS ARTICLE IS the fifth in a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones, to provide a process to define, delineate, and characterize management zones, and to outline the kinds of [Read more]