VIDEO: The pros and cons of vertical tillage

Conclusion? More research needed to know if it's the right choice for producers

Wet springs have some farmers thinking about more tillage, including vertical tillage.

Marla Rieckman, a Landscape Stewardship Specialist, with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRD) spoke with Manitoba Co-operator reporter Allan Dawson about vertical tillage at the 2014 Crop Diagnostic School at the University of Manitoba’s Carman facility on July 17.

Video by Allan Dawson

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Allan Dawson

Allan Dawson is a reporter with the Manitoba Co-operator based near Miami, Man. Covering agriculture since 1980, Dawson has spent most of his career with the Co-operator except for several years with Farmers’ Independent Weekly and before that a Morden-Winkler area radio station.



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