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Managing trafficking

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Managing trafficking can minimise risks of soil compaction and erosion by reducing the weight and/or frequency of machinery passing across soil. 

Potential ways of managing trafficking include changing the size of machinery, adjusting tyre pressures, drilling across slopes, keeping equipment to headlands, adopting a controlled trafficking system, reducing tillage, and avoiding trafficking during wet periods.  

 

 Title  Language  Type of resource  Link to the resource
A guide to cutting compaction (through managed trafficking) EN Online guide https://soilandwater.org.uk/Guide-to-cutting-compaction
Informative website on controlled traffic farming  EN  Website  http://www.controlledtrafficfarming.com/WhatIs/What-Is-CTF.aspx 
Controlled traffic farming: What is CTF and how to implement it on your farm EN Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHbAZivTCLo

 

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