A consultants perspective on soil compaction (October 1991)

Cull, P


This IREC Farmers Newsletter present information on soil compaction. The article states that the soil compaction had been seen as the major management issue for farmers during the previous 15 years. under irrigation. The article presents the effects on irrigation timing, crop yields, machinery selection on both dry land and irrigated cropping. The article present information on the widespread problem of soil compaction , the variation between individual fields on a farm, the farmers use of computer software developed to anaylse soil compaction and the improved yield on dry land farming by management of soil compaction