Fuel prices climb, conservation tillage offers relief

As fuel prices continue to climb, conservation tillage might offer farmers some relief. An estimated 3.5 gallons of diesel fuel could be saved per acre by switching from conventional tillage to no-till. Other benefits like reduced soil erosion, improved soil tilth and water conservation can also be seen.


To see just what your savings would be, log onto http://ecat.sc.egov.usda.gov

DairyCast 0067 for June 12 2007

DairyCast 0067 Show Notes:

DairyCast 0038 February 27 2007

DairyCast 0038 Show Notes:
  • Risk based inspections.
  • Paul Aho talks about how corn into fuel may mean more than higher prices.
  • World Dairy Challenge leads students to dairy industry through diagnosis and experience.
  • Robbie Watson at Yale University School of Medicine, Section of Microbial Pathogenesis, talks about campylobacter bacteria.
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