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OMAFRA crop report: April showers bring soil erosion concerns

April 18, 2023  By Field Crop News

Spring conditions have arrived across Ontario this week and some tillage and field preparation has started in fields with light-textured soils. Manure application is also underway. Taking a manure sample at the time of application is recommended and will help fine-tune fertilizer needs. Several heavy rainfall events in early April have some producers concerned about the amount of soil erosion occurring in many fields, even those with winter cover and with high residue and no-till practices.

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