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High Residue Farming under Irrigation Publications

EM071 High Residue Farming Under Irrigation: What and Why provides an overview of high residue farming (HRF), including its benefits and challenges. It also discusses…

Crop Residue Saves Water

Besides protecting the soil surface, crop residue can reduce evaporation, saving water for use by your crops. Evaporation from soil occurs in three stages:

Protect the Soil Surface to Increase Water Infiltration

If you want your soil to take water faster, protect the surface with crop residues. This was shown in a classic study from 1940. F.L.…

Using Crop Residues to get out of the Dammer Diking – Tillage Cycle

Farmers wanting to maintain more crop residue cover on their fields are often prevented from doing so by previous dammer diking. While dammer diking controls…