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Question: I’m wondering what your opinion is about vertical tillage tools such as a Summer’s super coulter? I have always believed that a disk packs the soil--does a straight blade not do the same? I am from west-central Minnesota, and we have heavy soils here. These tools are getting more popular around here. I have been renting one because they do leave a beautiful seed bed, but is there a compaction layer from them? Trying to decide whether to buy one and give up my field cultivator.
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