Harvey County

Tag: Soil

Harvey County Soil

Horticulturally speaking, much of Harvey County soil dominated by clay.  I know there are exceptions but in my experience with lawns here the clay content is very high.  Right now is the optimum time to power rake or core-aerate our cool season lawns like tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass lawns. Continue reading “Harvey County Soil”

Soil Compaction

Conducting field work includes planting, tillage, or traffic in general. After wet weather, it can cause soil compaction, and in particular sidewall compaction in the seed furrow. The worst cases of sidewall compaction are seen after a field has been planted when the soil was too wet, followed by a period of dry weather. Continue reading “Soil Compaction”

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