Drainage, crop rotation and the condition of your soil can all influence
how well no-till works on your fields
by KEITH REID
The growing season of 2009 has been, for many parts of Ontario, cooler than normal and frequently plagued by wet soil conditions that interfered with field operations. The result has been a challenging year for all crop producers, but the perception (and sometimes the reality) is that no-till suffered more than other tillage systems.