Monthly Archives: September 2011

Why you don’t want ditches in your field…

A major benefit of OptiSurface is the ability to solve infield surface drainage without infield ditches and still keep earthworks low. In my mind, infield ditches (even shallow ones) are far from ideal. Their negatives include: require maintenance, reduce crop area, increase weeds, reduce machinery efficiency, increase machinery damage (see photo), etc. None of DAVCO’s fields have infield ditches. I wouldn’t recommend them…

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