"Like" us on Facebook

See This Week’s AdZone

Upcoming Events

GHS sports, civic groups, events, reminders and more.
View Full Page Calendar

Click a News Category:

Visit Gallatin R-5 Schools

Community Links

Check out various websites
for the Gallatin community.
Click Here

Get a map of Gallatin

Printer friendly descriptions:
City Map / City Profile

Are you sure your crop fields are compacted?

by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist

One local grower invested in a soil compaction meter and called me describing what he found in his fields. He described an eye opening experience. The no-till was only compacted mostly in the top three to four inches of soil. Where he ran a grain cart and combine, the compaction was about six inches deep.

He asked, "Will freezing and thawing eliminate the compaction this

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Leave a Reply