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Dale Launstein of Grundy County is willing to go to great lengths protecting the productive soil he raises corn and soybeans on. About 25% of the ground is highly erodible, but the rest is mostly flat.
“I personally have trouble watching a farm get mistreated through tillage and watching the soil wash away with a heavy rain,” he said. He and his brother, John, have been experimenting with conservation tillage for 25 years. They settled on no-till for soybean ground and strip-till for corn.
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