Ohio State University Extension

Ohio State University Extension
Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210-1044

Minimizing Soil Compaction During Harvesting


Excessive soil compaction is possible when producers must rush to complete harvesting before winter. Rainfall potential increases from October to November and the odds of being forced into harvesting on wet fields increases. Producers should consider the following suggestions as means of reducing potential soil compaction.

Prepared by:
Donald J. Eckert, Associate Professor

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Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Ag. Adm. and Director, OSU Extension.

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