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Conservation Tillage and Cropping Innovation Constructing the New Culture of Agriculture by C. Milton Coughenour

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crop husbandry,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Soil science, sedimentology,
  • General,
  • Field Crop Management,
  • Soil Management,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • CROPS,
  • TILLAGE,
  • Technology / Agriculture / Crop Science,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Agricultural innovations,
  • Conservation tillage

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8026948M
ISBN 100813819474
ISBN 109780813819471

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The Conservation Agriculture System Innovation (CASI) is a workgroup of university researchers, regional farmers, agency representatives, and environmental groups who work together to develop knowledge and exchange information about conservation tillage systems within California. CASI collaborates to host annual conferences and demonstration based workshops to further increase .   Conservation Tillage and Cropping Innovation: Constructing the New Culture of Agriculture by C. Milton Coughenour and Shankariah Chamala. Iowa State University Press, South State Avenue, Ames, Iowa ISBN 0––4 (Hardback) pp. $Author: Doug Karlen, Frank Clearfield, Peter Nowak. This is a study of the sociology of the conservation tillage and crop-ping revolution in the United States and Australia. The principal focus of study is the change in tillage and cropping practices that occurred on farms and in farming communities. In this respect, this is a study of innovation in agriculture. How and why did it occur? What was the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction Conceptualizing System Innovation: Social Construction of Conservation Tillage and Cropping Plow Culture in the United States and Australia Farming in the s: The Driving Forces The Social Construction of Innovative Networks

Richard S. Fawcett, in The Triazine Herbicides, Introduction. Conservation tillage, defined as tillage systems leaving at least 30% of the soil surface covered by crop residue at crop planting, has been widely adopted by farmers in the United States and other regions of the , million A ( million ha) or % of total cropland acres in the United States were under. The Construction of New Tillage Systems in Australia. Book Editor(s): C. Milton Coughenour. Emeritus Professor of Sociology University of Kentucky. Search for more papers by this author Conservation Tillage and Cropping Innovation: Constructing the New Culture of Agriculture. Related; Information;. A sociological study of changing farming methods, Conservation Tillage and Cropping Innovation investigates those techniques that have gradually continued to replace the plow culture. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. [PDF] Postal and Delivery Innovation in the Digital Economy (Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy) - Removed Comments No comments for "[share_ebook] Conservation Tillage and Cropping Innovation: Constructing the New Culture of Agriculture".

  Conservation tillage, the most important aspect of CA, is thought to take care of the soil health, plant growth and the environment. This paper aims to review the work done on conservation tillage in different agro-ecological regions so as to understand its impact from the perspectives of the soil, the crop and the environment. Tillage Intensity and Conservation Cropping in the United States by Roger Claassen, Maria Bowman, Jonathan McFadden, David Smith, and Steven Wallander Reducing tillage and increasing soil cover (through crop rotations and cover crops) can enhance soil health. Conservation Tillage and Cropping Innovation: Constructing the New Culture of Agriculture C. Milton Coughenour, Shankariah Chamala جزئیات بیشتر / دانلود. The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive examination of conservation tillage systems used in select southeastern states. The book is targeted toward agricultural producers, producer advisors, researchers and students.