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TILL

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For example, Fernandez doesn't suggest that farmers use this method on sloping fields because the tilled crop rows can actually encourage erosion.
"Until we actually measured it, I didn't realize how much soil was going down the hill in the conventionally tilled field."
"I presented these findings to farmers in the area, and there were a lot of raised eyebrows when we talked about how much soil and water was moving downhill in conventionally tilled fields," Wuest says.
Conservation tillage systems can either be no-till, in which crops are planted through the previous crop's residue; or strip-till, in which crops are planted in tilled rows 4-6 inches wide.
The practices were (1) herbicide applied after tillage, no setback-"tilled;" (2) herbicide applied after tillage with setback-"setback;" (3) herbicide applied on no-till, no setback-"no-till;" and 4) spray applied with tillage incorporation, no setback-"incorporated." The average drainage area to the tile terraces was 1.5, 2.32, and 2.47 acres (0.61, 0.94, and 1.0 ha) in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska respectively.