Ridge Farming for Erosion Control

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1956
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Buchele, Wesley
Collins, E. V.
Buchele, Wesley
Lovely, Walter
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Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
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Agricultural scientists are continuously seeking tillage systems which embody the best soil and water conservation principles without sacrificing yields. To be acceptable a system, in addition to providing year-round protection for the soil, must assure adequate yields and provide for efficient use of labor and machinery. In their attempt to find such a system United States Department of Agriculture and Iowa Experiment Station agricultural engineers and agronomists have been studying tillage systems.

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This article is published as Buchele, W. F., E. V. Collins, and W. G. Lovely . Ridge farming for erosion control. Soil Conservation 21 (1956): 269- 274.

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