Con-till has immediate impact

Elatein, David
November 2004
Southeast Farm Press;11/17/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 26, p6
Trade Publication
The article informs that many farmers believe that if they switch from conventional to conservation (no-till) farming, it'll take several years before they start seeing benefits. But Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Auburn, Alaska, and cooperators have found that when the move to no-till farming is done correctly, yields increase right away. The ARS and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station scientists started their research in 2000 on a 20-acre field, with conventional-tillage on half of the field and conservation-tillage on the other half.


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