Residue management for corn in Manitoba

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Yvonne Lawley
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $18,716
Co-Funders: MAFRD-Agri-Food Research & Development Initiative, Manitoba Corn Growers Association
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 2 Years

To compare the impact of standard tillage to vertical and strip tillage on corn residue decomposition, soil characteristics (moisture, temperature), and subsequent crop performance (emergence, yield).