No-Till Planting on P-1 Watershed
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Planting cotton in a high-residue (greater than 4000 lb/acre) conservation tillage system. Residue from a rye cover crop covers the soil. A roller-crimper was used to lay the straw down when the rye began to flower. Picture 1, Picture 2.
Cotton stand and growth
The residue increases rainfall infiltration and water storage. It also suppresses weeds.