DHM How To: Resolve Soil Compaction Issues

Resolve Soil Compaction
Check compaction on your soils to identify where alternative tillage methods need to be used. ( Farm Journal )

We'd all like to think that we avoid soil compaction at all costs, but in reality it can be inevitable when the crop needs to go in or come out during wet  planting and harvest seasons. It's important, however, to know where soil compaction is a problem in your fields, and create a plan to rectify problem areas.

In this video, Dennis Frame, a former University of Wisconsin Extension specialist and current nutrient management consultant, offers advice on how to measure soil compaction in your fields and potential solutions.