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Residue and Tillage Management

NRCS New York Photo Gallery

No Till/Strip Till/Direct Seed

Web image: Photo of an young corn plant with crop residue providing protection to the soil

Farming with Crop Residues, a brochure published by the NRCS, presents photographs of various percentages of ground cover that can be expected using different tillage techniques.

 

 

 

 

Web graphic: Raindrop and soil

Conservation practice Web pages
Residue and Tillage Management

Web image: A landuser inspects young corn plants emerging from under a protective layer of crop residue Web image: Photo of landusers inspecting crop residue remaining on a field as part of a pest management program
A landuser inspects young corn plants emerging
from under a protective layer of crop residue
Landusers inspecting crop residue remaining
on a field as part of a pest management
program
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Web image: A high percentage of ground cover is maintained by using tillage techniques that minimize disturbance of the soil surface. Click photo for full page view Web image: A close-up view of crop residue that is providing protection of the soil from rain and wind erosion. Click photo for full page view
A high percentage of crop residue cover is
maintained by using tillage techniques that
minimize disturbance of the soil surface
A close-up view of crop residue that is
protecting the soil surface from water and
wind erosion
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Web image: Photo of no-till planting of corn into a barley cover crop. Click photo for full page view Web image: A landuser and NRCS representative meet in the field to discuss no-till planting. Click photo for full page view
No till planting of corn into a barley cover crop A landuser and NRCS representative meet
in the field to discuss no till planting
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Web image: A landuser displays a healthy no-till corn crop planting, with crop residues remaining on the soil surface. Click photo for full page view Web image: A close-up view of corn plants with crop residue providing protective ground cover
A landuser displays a healthy no-till corn
planting, with crop residue remaining on
the soil surface
A close-up view of corn plants with crop residue
providing protective ground cover
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