This name includes a group of practices that are also known as, or include, the following; conservation tillage; no-till farming; high-residue farming. It is based on minimal or no cultivation, and sowing directly into the ground after the removal of the previous crop. It often involves increased use of herbicides to control weed growth.
How Does This Garden Grow?
Seeds of Solidarity Farm has been awarded a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant to investigate the properties of the soil and the crops grown in cardboard-mulched no-till beds.
No-Till Farmer Newsletter Online
Providing the world's no-tillage farmers with ideas, inventions, techniques and industry news.
No-Tillage Farming for Sustainable Land Management
Detailed FAO account of how soil erosion and other problems have been alleviated in Brazil.
Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association
Information regarding direct deeding farming methods. This site supports both growers and the extended industry. The environmental impact of these methods are also discussed.
Rolf Derpsch
Information about reduced tillage and no tillage practices, links to publications.
Steep III (Solutions To Environmental and Economic Problems)
Information on conservation tillage practices in the Pacific Northwest.
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