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LONG TERM NO-TILL FARMING SYSTEMS

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Researcher's Name: Dr David Minkey Organisation: University of Western Australia Email: david.minkey@wantfa.com.au Phone: 0417999304 Fax: 0417999304 Project Code: UWA00163 Contract Start: 7/1/2013 Contract End: 6/30/2016.. A situation analysis of no-tillage in Western Australia (Derpsch, 2005) recommended that soil organic carbon and crop yield and water use efficiency could be improved by changing the system to include full stubble retention, diverse rotations with cover crops and a more holistic approach to weed management... From 2010 onwards the plots were split into high and low (windrow burn) residue treatments...