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Catalogue: Ground Cover
As a general rule, a machine with a 10-tonne axle weight causes crop-constraining soil compaction to a depth of 30 centimetres... GRDC-funded research by the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) is finding that deep ripping, or other soil-compaction amelioration tactics, combined with controlled-traffic farming (CTF) can help to overcome deep soil compaction and reduce the risks of re-compaction... DAFWA researcher Bindi Isbister is part of a GRDC-funded project delving into the use of deep ripping and other soil-compaction-amelioration tactics with CTF to address deep subsoil compaction...
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