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BENEFITS

How it pays: Increases yields

YIELDS

Both research and farmers confirm significant increases in yield and bottom line profits when using Tillage Radish ® .

Corn & Soybean Yield Increases in Heavily Compacted Soils

CORN YIELD (BUSHELS / ACRE)*

Dr. Ray Weil, University of Maryland

Hayden 2005

SOYBEAN YIELD (BUSHELS / ACRE)

Dr. Ray Weil, University of Maryland

Hayden 2005

120

115

118

90

85

110

80

82

105

100

95

100

75

70

65

74

90

Tillage Radish ®

No Cover Crop

60

Tillage Radish ®

No Cover Crop

*Data taken in dry year

Yield with Tillage Radish ® 82 bu/acre

vs No Cover Crop 74 bu/acre

Tillage Radish ® Benefit

10% yield increase or 18 bu/acre advantage

18 bu/acre @ $5.50/bu = $99/acre advantage

Tillage Radish ® Benefit

11% yield increase or 8 bu/acre advantage

8 bu/acre @ $12.50/bu = $100/acre advantage

Results for Dan Magness of White Hall, MD

Tillage Radish ® and Increased Corn Yields

No cover crop

Barley cover crop

Tillage Radish ® cover crop

TOTAL INCREASE

180 bu/acre

193 bu/acre

221 bu/acre

41 bu/acre

(Left) Dr. Ray Weil in a November Tillage Radish® field showing peak biomass,

(N) uptake and fleshy development.* Photo: Remsfeld

*Size depends mainly on soil fertility, seeding rate and length of growth time.

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