Tilling Frozen Soils with RipPlows & Environmental Risk Assessment

Authors
David H. McNabb, Jean-Marie Sobze, and Amanda Schoonmaker
Resource Date:
2012
Page Length
3

Frozen soils are the most difficult soils to till and many cannot be plowed with RipPlows or require some specific practices to increase the probability of success. The depth of frozen soil that limits plowing depends on the depth that the soil is frozen, soil texture, and amount of water in the soil when it freezes; interaction of how these variables affect plowing is complex. This technical note is the continuation of the 'Tilling Compacted Soils with RipPlows: A Disturbed Soil Restoration Technique' technical note.


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