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Steel in the Field

"Steel in the Field: A Farmer’s Guide to Weed Management Tools provides information about how each implement works, rates each tool’s usefulness in certain conditions, identifies problems other farmers have faced and how to get more information. First published in 1997, this revised 2002 version includes updated tool sources with World Wide Web sites, updated contact information for experts and current tool prices. This is the first tool-centered book to combine farmer experience, commercial agicultural engineering expertise and university research. It directly tackles the hard questions of how to comply with erosion-prevention plans, how to remain profitable and how to manage residue and moisture loss. Farmers -– 22 of them –- do a lot of the talking, sharing their struggles and successes... Show More


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