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Conservation Tillage in US Agriculture: Environmental, Economic and Policy Issues


By: Noel D Uri

130 pages, Tabs

Haworth Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #104474 | ISBN: 1560228849
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About this book

Provides a timely and informative look at conservation tillage practices that will help farmers improve residue management and create better conditions for wildlife and the environment.


Contents Foreword Preface Chapter 1. Introduction Conservation Tillage in Historical Context Chapter 2. Current Status of Conservation Tillage Definition of Conservation Tillage Conservation Tillage Data Trends in Conservation Tillage Use Factors Affecting Conservation Tillage Adoption and Use Conclusion Chapter 3. Benefits and Costs of Conservation Tillage Measuring the Benefits and Costs of Conservation Tillage Economic Benefits and Costs to Farmers of Conservation Tillage Adoption Environmental Benefits and Costs of Conservation Tillage Conclusion Appendix Chapter 4. Conservation Tillage: The Role of Public Policy Policies Designed to Affect the Adoption of Specific Production Practices U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Policies Policy Impacts on the Adoption of Conservation Tillage Conclusion Summary Notes References Index

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