NALT Keyword: conservation tillage
Conservation Tillage and Weed Management
"Conservation tillage" is an approach to soil management that balances the short-term need for a profitable crop with the long-term need for sustainably healthy ground. This publication looks at ways to control weeds while practicing conservation tillage.
No-tillage and high-residue practices reduce soil water evaporation
Conservation tillage, which reduces tractor passes and leaves residues on the soil surface, greatly improves water use efficiency.