Conservation Tillage Benefits in a Cotton Centered Crop Rotation System

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $175,277.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Federal Funds: $22,692.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $32,000.00
Region: Western
State: Arizona
Principal Investigator:
William McCloskey
University of Arizona

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, cotton, wheat


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, chemical control, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, precision herbicide use
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
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