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Extension Number

PM 1901I

Description

It has been well documented that increased tillage can reduce soil organic matter in topsoil. Learn what soil organic matter is; the importance of surface residue, tillage effect, and quality conservation systems; and the benefits of organic matter for improving soil quality.

Series Title

Resource Conservation Practices

Publication Date:

4-2005

Publisher:

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

City:

Ames, IA

Keywords:

Crops, Soil Management and Fertility, Agronomy

Disciplines:

Agricultural Education | Agricultural Science | Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Soil Science | Sustainability

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Resource Conservation Practices: Tillage Management and Soil Organic Matter

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