Conservation Farming in the United States: Methods and Accomplishments of the STEEP Program, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Conservation Farming in the United States

Methods and Accomplishments of the STEEP Program, 1st Edition

Edited by Edgar Michalson, R.I. Papendick, John Carlson

CRC Press

256 pages

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pub: 1998-12-29
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Description

Conservation Farming in the United States: The Methods and Accomplishments of the STEEP Program explains the success of the multidisciplinary STEEP (Solutions to Economic and Environmental Problems) conservation project, currently in its third decade, which focuses on the Palouse and the western Pacific Northwest. Topics addressed include integrated pest management; equipment for conservation farming; and conservation farming technology transfer to producers.

Table of Contents

A History of Conservation Research in the Pacific Northwest, A Model for Solving Conservation and Environmental Problems. Measuring and Modeling Erosion and Erosion Damages, Residue Management Issues for Conservation Tillage Systems, Conservation Cropping Systems and Their Management, Integrated Pest Management for Conservation Systems, Developments in Equipment for Conservation Farming, The Adoption of Soil Conservation Practices in the Palouse, A Systems Approach to Conservation Farming, Conservation Policy Issues, Transferring Conservation Farming Technologies to Producers.

About the Editors

Edgar L. Michalson, Robert I. Papendick, John E. Carlson

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General