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SP FAQ - The Importance of Soil Carbon

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In what ways do minimum tillage, strip tillage and aggressive 'no-tillage' practices fall short?

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Which of these is the most important shortcoming?

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Please explain

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How so?

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But doesn't any of this happen in tilled soils too?

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Don't we just need to plough some straw back into the soil to keep the biological system topped up?

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Does this mean that organic farming methods are a good option?

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Can you illustrate the effects?

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What would be your management advice for a new owner of a Cross Slot no-tillage machine?

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Is Cross Slot no-tillage suitable for fallowed land such as 'CRP' in the USA and 'set aside' elsewhere?