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Corn planted into no-till corn residue in 2008 near Minden, Iowa. | by NRCS Soil Health
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Corn planted into no-till corn residue in 2008 near Minden, Iowa.

No-till Corn-on-Corn

File Type jpg | Picture Size 2700 x 1795

 

Prior season's corn residue still stands as June corn grows. Crop residue helps build organic matter in the soil, which helps water infiltrate and holds rainwater like a sponge.

 

Corn planted into no-till corn residue in 2008 near Minden, Iowa.

 

Photographer: Jason Johnson, USDA NRCS Iowa

Location: Pottawattamie County, Iowa

 

Learn more at the "Soil Health | NRCS" web site:

www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/soils/health

 

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Taken on June 17, 2009