Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-7-2015

Abstract

This fall, field observations with significant amounts of intensive tillage and residue removal provide an opportunity to rethink such practices by considering research proven practices such as no-tillage (NT) and strip-tillage (ST), which have demonstrated their effectiveness in many parts of the state and across the Midwest. Many studies from the Midwest and elsewhere have documented the economic benefits of NT and ST for both corn and soybean, where the conventional tillage input cost was greater than that of NT and ST by $15-25/acre in a study covering 14 years of tillage and crop rotations in Iowa.

Copyright Owner

Iowa State University

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

Share

COinS
 

Disclaimer

The Iowa State University Digital Repository provides access to Integrated Crop Management News for historical purposes only. Users are hereby notified that the content may be inaccurate, out of date, incomplete and/or may not meet the needs and requirements of the user. Users should make their own assessment of the information and whether it is suitable for their intended purpose. For current information on integrated crop management from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, please visit https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/.