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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Image Number K7520-9

Conservation tillage practices were developed by USDA scientists to keep soil in its place. The abundant residue on the soil of this no-till cotton crop planted into an unplowed cornfield will help prevent erosion from wind and rain.


Photo by David Nance.

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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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