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Soil compaction focus of June meeting

Unique opportunity to hear the latest in technical advice from experts based in the US, Canada and Sweden.

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ST. PAUL — University of Minnesota Extension, Manitoba Ag and Resource Development and North Dakota State University will present the Northern Soil Compaction Conference virtually from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22-23.

Every equipment pass risks compaction. Compaction affects root and crop growth, water infiltration, crop fertility needs and yield, crop diseases and more. However, many management practices exist to help fix compaction and avoid it in the future. These practices range from the use of cover crops, crop rotations and tillage to controlled traffic, proper tire inflation, tracks and axle loads.

The Northern Soil Compaction Conference is a unique opportunity to hear the latest in technical advice from experts based in the US, Canada and Sweden on how to deal with compaction, build proven strategies to minimize risk and discuss the benefits.

Visit z.umn.edu/NSCC2021 for more information and to register.

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