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1

You should check "Yes" to "Crop Rotation" when what problem is marked on your card?

Crop rotations should be utilized in all agricultural practices. Crop rotations would not be used in permanent pasture or woodland sites.

2

You should check "Yes" to "Cover Crops" when what problem is marked on your card?

Any of the following are present:

Blocky, platy or massive structure

3

You should check "Yes" to "Controlled Traffic" when what problem is marked on your card?

Any of the following are present:

Fine or moderately fine surface texture
Fine subsurface texture
Platy or massive structure
Poorly / very poorly drained

4

You should check "Yes" to "Subsurface Drainage" when what problem is marked on your card?

Should be used on soils with slopes

5

You should check "Yes" to "Inline Ripper" when what problem is marked on your card?

Massive structure

-OR-

Compaction is present in the upper 10"

6

You should check "Yes" to "Permanent Pasture or Woodland" when what problem is marked on your card?

Slopes are > 18%

*When this is selected, no other selection should be marked in this section*

7

You should check "Yes" to "Slight Risk" when what problem is marked on your card?

All of the following are present:

Coarse, moderately coarse, or medium texture in surface and subsoil
Single grained or granular structure
> 8 inches of topsoil
Well or moderately well drained
Deep or moderately deep to restrictive features
No compaction layer in the upper 10"
Common or many living organisms