Engineers study machine-related soil compaction

Ontario team working to establish tire inflation guidelines By Scott Garvey (Machinery Editor) Published: November 29, 2018 It wasn’t all that long ago that many agronomists in Canada weren’t even willing to concede soil compaction might be a problem. The freeze-thaw cycle, many argued, significantly mitigated it. But now with more available data and new thinking, most seem to agree that the...

Compaction action

Compaction action TAKING DEEPER CARE OF THE SOIL March 2018 Joey Sabljic TED TAYLOR EXPLAINS THE EFFECTS OF COMPACTION ON THE SOIL AND SUBSOIL. IF YOU’RE CAREFUL about keeping your fully-loaded sprayer out of wet spots and not leaving big ruts, then it’s not doing any real damage, right? Not quite. In fact, the damage and long-term effects caused by...