This publication provides four basic strategies to help improve the health of your soil: (1) Practice no-tillage or strip-tillage, (2) Add more crops to your rotation, (3) include cover crops, and (4) manage nutrient More...
This publication presents research that shows how plant height uniformity influences yield in continuous corn using conservation tillage systems. This publication discusses some real causes of yield loss in no-till corn More... Free Download
Earthworms are an important component of many healthy, productive soils; they improve soil porosity and tilth by their feeding, casting, and burrowing activity. Earthworms may be particularly important in no-till or othe More... Free Download
This publication discusses conservation tillage, the impact of agriculture on water quality, and the impact of conservation tillage on surface and ground water quality. Tables are included listing the effects of surfac More... Free Download
Discusses the effects of rotating crops on crop yields, soil fertility, insects, weeds, and diseases. Provides suggestions for making the right decisions under alternative tillage systems. More... Free Download