Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2-2008

Abstract

Iowa State University Extension and the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) will host three field days on Sept. 8-10, highlighting soybean production under no-tillage conditions with emphasis on agronomic decisions in a no-till versus conventional tillage system. While the adoption rate of no-tillage practices in the northern Corn Belt has been slow compared to other parts of the world, it will likely increase in the future because of high diesel prices. However, no-tillage will not work consistently on all soil types in Iowa without yield loss, compared to a conventional tillage system. A key will be site-specific knowledge of the no-tillage system’s potential benefits.

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Iowa State University

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en

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