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Farming organic soils of the Delta

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Franz R. Kegel, San Joaquin County

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California Agriculture 33(11):6-6.

Published November 01, 1979

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Crops grow well in the Delta's peat soils—but so do weeds. Growing crops that can compete successfully with weeds and withstand post-emergence herbicides is just one problem for farmers. Other problems: excessive soil moisture can delay spring planting, while surface dryness has created dust storms.

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Farming organic soils of the Delta

Franz R. Kegel
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Farming organic soils of the Delta

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Authors

Franz R. Kegel, San Joaquin County

Publication Information

California Agriculture 33(11):6-6.

Published November 01, 1979

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Crops grow well in the Delta's peat soils—but so do weeds. Growing crops that can compete successfully with weeds and withstand post-emergence herbicides is just one problem for farmers. Other problems: excessive soil moisture can delay spring planting, while surface dryness has created dust storms.

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