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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Hardback: 9780849311857
pub: 1998-12-29

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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, E.L. Michalson

A Model for Solving Conservation and Environmental Problems, R.I. Papendick and E.L. Michalson

Measuring and Modeling Erosion and Erosion Damages, D.K. McCool and A.J. Busacca

Residue Management Issues for Conservation Tillage Systems, L.F. Elliott, D.E. Stott, C.L. Douglas, R.I. Papendick, G.S. Campbell, and H. Collins

Conservation Cropping Systems and Their Management, C.L. Douglas, P.M. Chevalier, B. Klepper, A.G. Ogg, Jr., and P.E. Rasmussen

Integrated Pest Management for Conservation Systems, A.G. Ogg, Jr., R.W. Smiley, K.S. Pike, J.P. McCaffrey, D.C. Thill, and S.S. Quisenberry

Developments in Equipment for Conservation Farming, C.L. Peterson

The Adoption of Soil Conservation Practices in the Palouse, J.E. Carlson and D.A. Dillman

A Systems Approach to Conservation Farming, D. Young, F. Young, J. Hammel, and R. Veseth

Conservation Policy Issues, D.J. Walker and D.L. Young

Transferring Conservation Farming Technologies to Producers, R.J. Veseth and D.J. Wysocki

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General