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4. Residue Management in Tough Soils - Henry Denotter

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Strategies & equipment modifications for no-till difficult soils. Focus on residue management. Panel: Brent Vanden Bosch, Greg Millard & Henry Denotter

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4. Residue Management in Tough Soils - Henry Denotter

  1. 1. RESIDUE MANAGEMENT HENRY DENOTTER DENOTTER FARMS INC. KINGSVILLE ONT.
  2. 2. FACTS TO KNOW • ON CLAY SOILS WITH NO ORGANIC APPLICATIONS • FERTILIZER AND CROP RESIDUE ALONG WITH CROP PLANNING IS WHAT I HAVE TO FEED CROP • PLACING ALL FERT. IN SOIL USING 4R GUIDELINES • SOIL SAMPLE ON REGULAR BASSIS • ESSEX COUNTY CAN EASILY GET 3400 HEAT UNITS • MOST FIELDS HAVE VERY LITTLE ELEVATION CHANGE
  3. 3. Since 2000 we have planted corn on 20inch rows
  4. 4. Goal to plant 100% no till
  5. 5. ALTERNATIVES
  6. 6. ALL CORN IS PLANTED ON 20 INCH ROWS CORN IS HARVESTED LEAVING THEM LONG AND STRINGY MORE STANDING UP THE BETTER
  7. 7. TRIED AND TRUE TO MAKE 20/20 WORK
  8. 8. PLANTING SEED OR PLANTING FERTLIZER OR BOTH
  9. 9. DEALING WITH TOO MUCH COVER
  10. 10. S PREADING RESIDUE EVENLY WALK YOUR FIELD

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