What are the effects of Subsoil Compaction?

What are the telltales signs of subsoil compaction?

The Effects of Subsoil Compaction

Root Matting Haka

1 Root Matting

Pasture roots growing horizontally rather than vertically is a sure sign of subsoil compaction. The hardened soils below deny the roots access to extra moisture and nutrients, decreasing plant survivability and losing potential growth.

Dale Bowater Ponding Water

2 Anaerobic Conditions

Ponding of water on the soil's surface and waterlogged, boggy soils are often a telltale sign of poor subsoil drainage. Deep ripping aeration allows for speedy drainage of excess moisture through any hard packed pans that may exist.

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