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Main Title Cost effective corn and soybean production without tillage : fact or fiction? /
Author Fletcher, Jerald J. ; Lovejoy, S. B.
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Lovejoy, Stephen B.
CORP Author Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Dept. of Agricultural Economics.;Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Great Lakes National Program Office.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA/905/9-91/010; EPA-R005805; GL-011/91
Stock Number PB93-157568
Subjects Corn--United States--Growth. ; Soybean--United States--Growth. ; No-tillage--United States. ; Ridge-till--United States. ; Corn--Growth. ; Soybean--Growth.
Additional Subjects Corn plants ; Soybean plants ; Farm management ; Reduction ; Cultivation ; Yield ; Cost effectiveness ; Herbicides ; Field tests ; Cost estimates ; Seeds ; Drying ; Profits ; Indiana ; Lake Erie Conservation Tillage Demonstration Project
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NTIS  PB93-157568 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 22 pages ; 28 cm
Using farm level data developed in conjunction with the Lake Erie Conservation Tillage Demonstration Project, the authors show that farmers can manage reduced tillage systems to maintain yields and increase profits. While the specific results are not applicable to all areas, the findings do show that farmers are able to manage emerging tillage technologies effectively.
Final. "May 1988"--Cover." Includes bibliographical references (page 13). "EPA-905/9-91-010." Microfiche.