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“No-Till” Farming is a Growing Practice

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/EIB70/EIB70.pdf

Describes the harm done by tilling soil for planting and pest control and provides data on the growing proportion of farm land, planted in 8 major crops, that underwent no tilling in 2009.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture