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University of Manitoba Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Department of Plant Science


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The Crop Roller

Can the amount of tillage in organic grain crop production be reduced? Yes! Farmers in various parts of the world have been using rollers as a means of controlling vegetation. The blade roller that you will see in this video is, to the best of our knowledge, the first of its kind in Canada. This research-scale blade roller was built by Mr. Glenn Kippen of Carman, Manitoba in spring, 2007. We think he did a great job! This video shows the roller in action, but first provides some background information on soil erosion problems of the past.

Video duration: 12 minutes

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This page created October 2005.