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Crop residue management and tillage system trends

Leonard Bull

Crop residue management and tillage system trends

by Leonard Bull

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, ERS in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Crop residue management -- United States.,
    • Conservation tillage -- United States.,
    • No-tillage -- United States.,
    • Costs, Industrial -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLen Bull and Carmen Sandretto.
      SeriesAn Economic Research Service report, Statistical bulletin ;, no. 930, Statistical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 930.
      ContributionsSandretto, Carmen., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1751 .A5 no. 930
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 27 p. :
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL614068M
      LC Control Number96210934
      OCLC/WorldCa35674340

      MANAGING COVER CROPS IN CONSERVATION TILLAGE SYSTEMS by Kipling Balkcom, Harry Schomberg, Wayne Reeves and Andy Clark with Louis Baumhardt, Hal Collins, Jorge Delgado, Sjoerd Duiker, Tom Kaspar and Jeffrey Mitchell INTRODUCTION Conservation tillage is defined as a system that leaves enough crop residue on the soil surface. The tilled plots in the foreground had considerable soil loss and runoff during intense spring rains. The tilled soil surface was susceptible to raindrop impact, causing erosion and surface crusting. The crop residue on the no-till plots in the background absorbed raindrop impact and allowed more water to infiltrate into the soil. With the improved soil structure, the crop is.

      Spring management of cover crops in conservation tillage systems Kill date. Timing of cover crop termination affects soil temperature, soil moisture, nutrient cycling, tillage and planting operations, and the effects of allelopathic compounds on the subsequent cash crop.   It’s amazing to see how far western Canadian agriculture has come. Forty-five years ago, conservation tillage was unknown, save for a few forward-thinking research scientists and concerned farmers. In , a world wheat glut had wheat prices low and federal agricultural initiatives produced Lower Inventories for Tomorrow (LIFT) where farmers were paid to keep .

      tillage works well with low-pressure center pivot irrigation and subsurface drip irrigation. Scope and Schedule. Residue management and conservation tillage may be practiced co ntinuously throughout the crop sequence or may be managed as part of a residue management system that includes other tillage methods such as no till.   Mahdi Al-Kaisi Professor of Soil Management/ Environment. Mahdi Al-Kaisi is a professor of agronomy and extension soil and water specialist at Iowa State University. His current research and extension in soil management and environment focuses on the effects of crop rotation, tillage systems, residue management, and nitrogen input on soil carbon dynamic.


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Crop residue management and tillage system trends by Leonard Bull Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bull, Leonard, Crop residue management and tillage system trends. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, ERS, []. residue management, crop rotation, contour tillage, grass waterways, terraces, and conservation structures.

The techniques adopted must ensure the long-term productivity of the land, be environmentally sound, and, of course, be profitable. Conservation tillage and crop residue manage-ment are recognized as cost-effective ways to reduce soilFile Size: KB.

Crop residue management and tillage system trends / (Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, ERS, []), by Leonard Bull, Carmen Sandretto, and United States. Department of Agriculture.

Economic Research Service (page images at. Tillage systems are often classified by the amount of surface residue left on the soil surface. Conservation tillage systems leave more than 30% of the soil surface covered with crop residue.

This amount of surface residue cover is considered to be at a level where erosion is significantly reduced (see figure ). Of course, this residue. Soil & Water Management: Tillage Concepts. Tillage of the soil has been used to prepare a seedbed, kill weeds, incorporate nutrients, and manage crop residues.

The goal of the tillage system has been to provide a proper environment for. Over the centuries, farmers have recognized other benefits of tillage beyond just weed management. These include: Dries and warms soils during the wet, cool spring months.

Breaks down the previous crop’s residue. Removes ruts and compaction. Incorporates broadcasted manures and fertilizers.

New inventions and technologies. Farming with Crop Residues, a brochure published by the NRCS, presents photographs of various percentages of ground cover that can be expected using different tillage techniques.

Use these photographs of residue amounts to get a good picture in your mind of what the various percentages of ground cover might look like as you look down at evenly distributed residues.

No tillage operation for the purpose of weed control is conducted, but this allows for tillage with low disturbance openers (knives, spikes, etc) for fall banding of fertilizer, filling in ruts, and the use of heavy harrows for crop residue management.

RESIDUE AND TILLAGE MANAGEMENT, NO-TILL. Scope The work consists of performing cultural operations to produce crops or hay in a manner that maintains acceptable yields and provides adequate residues on the soil surface from harvest until after planting the next Size: 39KB.

managed as part of a residue management system that includes other tillage methods such as no till. Selection of acceptable tillage methods for specific site conditions may be aided by the use of an approved Soil Tillage Intensity Rating (STIR).

Production of adequate amounts of crop residue necessary for the proper functioning of this. What is Residue Management/Conservation Tillage •Any tillage or planting system that maintains at least 30% crop residue cover on soil surface (leaves File Size: KB. Residue management is managing the amount, orientation and distribution of crop and other plant.

residue on the soil surface throughout the year. It includes all soil disturbing activities like tillage, nutrient applications and harvesting of residue. Purpose. Residue and Tillage Management should be used on all cropland fields especially. Conservation tillage, in which at least 30 percent of plant residue remains on the field following harvest, is less intensive than conventional tillage.

Crop rotations are planned sequences of crops over time on the same field. Rotating crops provides productivity benefits by improving soil nutrient levels and breaking crop pest cycles. Crop residue management and tillage system trends / (Washington, DC: U.S. Dept.

of Agriculture, ERS, []), by Leonard Bull, Carmen Sandretto, and United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: No-tillage. crop residue can be removed after accounting for soil carbon and erosion by crop tillage, crop rotation, yield, and collection technology.

These county-level residue retention coefficients were used along with residue production costs to estimate crop residue supply.

Residue production has two distinct costs—a. Current trends in tillage practices reflect attempts to limit mechanical disturbance of the soil. The objectives in emphasizing surface tillage and no tillage as alternatives to plow tillage are to control soil erosion, enhance crop performance, and use energy more efficiently (Sprague, ).

Tillage practices have profound effects on the. Conservation tillage is defined as any form of tillage that minimizes the number of tillage passes, where soil aggregate disruption is reduced, and a minimum of 30% of the soil surface covered with residues, with the aim to reduce soil erosion (CTIC, ).Hence, among different tillage methods, conservation tillage is one of the viable options to maintain or enhance SOM for.

Conservation Tillage Systems and Management: Crop Residue Management With No-Till, Ridge-Till, Mulch-Till 1st Edition ISBN ISBN Price: $   Tillage practice and residue management play important roles in N pool in soils. This study determined the impacts of tillage practice and residue management on crop yield.

It also investigated Author: Xinxin Ye, Yin Ye, Rushan Chai, Junli Li, Chao Ma, Hongying Li, Qizhong Xiong, Hongjian Gao. Tillage and crop residue management have a substantial role in greenhouse gas emissions and need to be managed to minimize negative impact on global climate change.

Information is needed to expand our understanding of the interactions among tillage, residue management and biological dynamics of the carbon cycle above and below ground.

Adoption of a tillage system less intensive than puddling in rice may benefit the subsequent wheat crop. Organic residue management to enhance recovery of soil structure in post-rice soils, breaking hardpans by deep tillage, subsoiling or chiseling, or optimally regulating nutrients and water in the soil layer above the compact zone are other.No-till farming is widely used in the United States and the number of acres managed in this way continues to grow.

This growth is supported by a decrease in costs. No-till management results in fewer passes with equipment, and the crop residue prevents evaporation of rainfall and increases water infiltration into the soil.

Issues.Conventional tillage consisted of chisel plowing, disking, bedding (cm centers), and cultivation, use of insecticidal and herbicidal applications, and shredding operations following harvest.

Crop residue of the previous crop was destroyed or incorporated into the soil (fall ). No-tillage (conservationCited by: 4.