Tilling Methods & Soil Erosion

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Tilling Methods & Soil Erosion,

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Fear is that cash crops & programs that raise grain prices encourage continuous plowing to plant more crops using moldboard plow which causes more erosion. Minimum tillage now using chisel plow that turns soil over, but leaves surface intact. Government encouraging minimum plowing to decreases erosion.