TITLE

He changed tillage practices…and the face of farming

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Elton
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;1/4/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 1, Special section p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on John Bradley, former University of Tennessee agronomist. He has been recognized as a member of the first Farm Press Researchers Hall of Fame. Bradley helped farmers improve their tillage tools. Bradley improved and modified a system called no-till. Farmers improved their agricultural productivity and approach by using no-till system. Bradley successfully propagated no-till system and became a proponent of no-till system. In the early days, no-till was limited to erosion control, but gradually it took over other aspects of agriculture.
ACCESSION #
19578333

 

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