NDSU Extension Soil Scientist Dave Franzen says there are a few ways to prepare for fall field preparation. “There are more people thinking about seeding into the stubble. With that in mind, it is perfectly acceptable, especially in a no-till situation, to go ahead and bale the hay so you don’t have to deal with as much residue going into spring.” The next step is soil sampling right behind the combine. “That’s an exceptionally good idea.”
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