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Water quality implications of conservation tillage
Janet E. Dombrowski
|Statement||Janet E. Dombrowski.|
|Series||Quick bibliography series -- QB 91-145., Quick bibliography series -- 91-145.|
|Contributions||National Agricultural Library (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||31 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||31|
Conservation tillage in central Iowa. Leaving crop residues on the soil surface at harvest reduces soil erosion significantly. Photograph by Tim McCabe, courtesy of the USDA NRCS. USDA NRCS. Residue and Tillage Management, No Till. Conservation Practice Standard Overview 1. Washington, D.C.: USDA. An overview of soil and water conservation for the southeastern US [Abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference, July , Tucson, Arizona. p. Evaluating stocker cattle in a Southern Piedmont conservation tillage cotton-cover crop system to increase productivity - .
However, within each tillage treatment, values increased significantly with depth. Results from this study indicated a large spatial variability in NO 3 ‐N and EC values in groundwater, which could have masked small tillage effects. More intensive temporal and spatial sampling may be required to establish tillage treatment effects, if any. Water Conservation Because no-tillage farming leaves crop residues on the land, this farming method helps to reduce the evaporation of soil moisture, absorbs more water, and reduces runoff. This increases the amount of infiltration of irrigation and rainwater into the soil, which is extremely beneficial for the growth of crop plants.
Phosphorus enhances eutrophication of fresh water bodies. This study was conducted to determine the influence of tillage and P placement on P losses in runoff water from a somewhat poorly drained soil (Woodson silt loam [fine, smectitic, thermic Abruptic Argiaquoll], –% slope) in a grain sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]–soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr] rotation. Water quality, conservation tillage, and nutrient and manure management are closely linked. The recent update of impaired water bodies by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources lists stream and river segments, lakes, and impoundments. In Iowa, tillage, nutrient management, and manure management play substantial roles in affecting both surface and groundwater quality.
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Conservation tillage caused increasing organic matter content and C.E.C. values. As for major plant nutrients in soil, results were more uncertain.
Grapevine yield and quality parameters did not show any negative effect when passing from conventional to conservation tillage by: 5. Effects Conservation Tillage On Ground Water Quality: Nitrates and Pesticides View larger image. By: Terry J Logan.
Get this from a library. Water quality implications of conservation tillage: January - July [Janet E Dombrowski; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)].
This publication defines conservation tillage and its effects on surface and ground water quality. What is conservation tillage. In the Midwest, where soil erosion by water is a concern, conservation tillage systems leave at least 30 percent of the soil surface covered with crop residues after planting.
Conservation Tillage Systems and Water Productivity - Implications for Smallholder Farmers in Semi-Arid Ethiopia book PhD, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands By Melesse Temesgen LeyeCited by: Tillage effects on water storage during fallow, and on barley root growth and yield in two contrasting soils of the semi-arid Segarra region in Spain.
Soil Till Res. 65, – Conservation Tillage "Any tillage and planting system that covers [an area of] soil surface with crop residue, after planting, to reduce soil erosion Two key factors influencing crop residue are (1) the type of crop, which establishes the initial residue amount and its fragility, and (2) the type of tillage operations prior to and including.
ABSTRACT Conservation tillage decreases soil erosion, leaching of fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides into the ground water. Conservation and conventional tillage greatly affect bulk density and soil aggregation.
Conservation tillage improves activity of earth worm and other soil micro flora. Conservation Buffers "Strips or small areas of land in permanent vegetation, conservation buffers help control potential pollutants and manage other environmental concerns. Filter strips, field borders, grassed waterways, field windbreaks,shelterbelts, contour grass strips, and riparian (streamside) buffers are all examples of conservation.
ents and pesticides, tillage and residue, and water. Proper water management results in conservation of water quantities, maintenance of onsite and offsite water quality, soil chemical management (salinity, acidity, applied fertilizers, and other toxic elements), and irrigation related erosion control.
Effects of Conservation Tillage on Groundwater Quality: Nitrates and Pesticides [Logan, Terry, Davidson, James M., Baker, James L., Overcash, Michael R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Effects of Conservation Tillage on Groundwater Quality.
This monthly webinar series highlights recent outcomes, emerging opportunities, and conservation tools and data developed to assist with conservation planning and impact and efficiency assessment.
Conservation tillage is playing a major role in the improvement of both soil and water quality. However, in extreme rainfall events, even soils with excellent water penetration rates and good residue cover can reach saturation, resulting in runoff carrying soil, nutrients, and pesticides into rivers and streams.
Studies in shallow soil depths under conservation tillage often can overestimate SOC if the comparison depths between treatments do not span at minimum the depth of the tillage.
Most conservation tillage studies often do not report SOC values below 15 cm in soil depth. Reduced tillage is one of the most essential conservation farming practices row crop farmers can adopt to conserve soil and improve water quality.
Since the passage of Act 64—Vermont Clean Water Act infarmers are required to implement various solutions to reduce the payload of phosphorus runoff into Lake Champlain. For hundreds of years, Vermont row-crop farmers and.
Lorenz, R. Lal, in Advances in Agronomy, Tillage. Tillage effects on gaseous emissions vary among farming systems, soil type, and climate.
For example, in a mixed cropping system, tillage and fertilizer management had no effects on monthly N 2 O emissions for fertilized and unfertilized NT with weed cover mulching and CT during a 3-year observation period (Yagioka et al., ). Martin A. Locke, L. Jason Krutz, R. Wade Steinriede, Sam Testa, Conservation Management Improves Runoff Water Quality: Implications for Environmental Sustainability in a Glyphosate‐Resistant Cotton Production System, Soil Science Society of America Journal, /sssaj, 79.
Effects of Agricultural Conservation Practices on Fish and Wildlife is one in a multi-volume set developed by the Water and Agriculture Information Center at the National Agricultural Library in support of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture's Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP). This bibliography is a guide to recent scientific literature covering effects of agricultural. means it’s official. Federal government websites always use domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.
The objective of this study was to quantify the differences in the soil water and nitrogen balance in the 0– cm soil profile, winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) yield, water productivity (WP) and nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) that occur when conventional tillage (CT) was changed to four types of conservation tillage treatments (no-tillage.
Water quality implications of conservation tillage: January - July / (Beltsville, Md.: National Agricultural Library, ), by Janet E. Dombrowksi and National Agricultural Library (U.S.) (page images at HathiTrust). NCH Irrigation Water Quality and Corn Production NCH Unknown.
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NCH Corn Cropping Sequences.Approximately 1, conservation-related images are available for download from this site. The photos are organized in a database that allows users to search 54 categories from 30 States using key categories like buffers, conservation tillage, water quality and wildlife.
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