Soil Compaction: Causes, Concerns, and Cures

SKU A3367

Author(s) Richard Wolkowski, Birl Lowery.

Recent changes in agricultural practices have made soil compaction more common. This publication describes the causes and effects of soil compaction, explains how to recognize the symptoms of compaction in soils and crops, discusses how to measure compaction, and provides methods to minimize compaction problems (8 pages; 2008).