Tillage Innovation Profiles

 

Bill Munn, Hensall, Huron
Soil Type: Clay loam | Farm Operation: Cash Crop
Years in Operation of Moldboard Plow:

Tillage/Cropping System

System: Moldboard Plow
Fall Tillage: Plow
Spring Tillage:

Planter Make, Model and Description
  • White 8 row
Tillage/Coulter Dimensions:

Fertilizer System:
Liquid In furrow:
Broadcast:
Dry Banded: 2870 preplant incorporated
Additional Nitrogen on Planter:
Sidedress N:

Producer's Comments

Pros

Cons

  • Vegetable crops are grown so we must use fall plowing to bury residue as per purchaserís request.
  • Preplant to incorporate chemical fertilizer during second passage of spring tillage.
  • Less spray costs.
  • Extra fuel usage.
  • More susceptible to erosion.