UPDATE - December 1995
Northwest Crop Residue Management Guide Available
The 64-page Northwest publication contains eleven chapters related to residue management considerations. Four of the chapters were developed from a national perspective and are included in all six of the regional publication. They cover the importance of residue management in erosion control, management of land coming out of the CRP program, and long-term effects of tillage and crop residue management. The other seven chapters of the Northwest publication were developed by teams of scientists from this region, including Robert Papendick, Frank Young, R. James Cook, Don McCool, Paul Rasmussen, Dave Carter, and Melvin Brown with the USDA-Agricultural Research Service; Keith Pike and Doug Young with Washington State University; Don Wysocki with Oregon State University; John Hammel with University of Idaho; and Roger Veseth with WSU/UI.
Topic for these Northwest-specific chapters include:
Copies of this publication are available free of charge through local USDA-NRCS offices in the Northwest. You can also request free copies from Roger Veseth, WSU/UI Conservation Tillage Specialist (208-885-6386) or Don Wysocki, OSU Extension Soil Scientist (503-278-4186). Copies of crop residue management publications for the other five regions are available for $10 each through the Conservation Technology Information Center (317) 494-9555.
us: Hans Kok, (208)885-5971
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