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Conventional Tillage versus No-till: Characteristics of Producers and Farms

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  • Djido, Abdoulaye Ibrahim
  • Vitale, Jeffrey D.
  • Epplin, Francis M.

A survey of Oklahoma farmers was conducted to determine characteristics of farms across three tillage categories: conventional tillage exclusively; no-till exclusively; other (combination of systems). The seven percent that use no-till exclusively crop more acres, rent more acres, and use more crop rotations than farms that use conventional tillage exclusively.

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Paper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2009 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia with number 46717.

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Date of creation: 2009
Handle: RePEc:ags:saeana:46717
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  1. Epplin, Francis & Stock, Curtis & Kletke, Darrel & Peeper, Thomas, 2005. "Cost of Conventional Tillage and No-till Continuous Wheat Production for Four Farm Sizes," Journal of the ASFMRA, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
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  4. Brian W. Gould & William E. Saupe & Richard M. Klemme, 1989. "Conservation Tillage: The Role of Farm and Operator Characteristics and the Perception of Soil Erosion," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 65(2), pages 167-185.
  5. Christine A. Ervin & David E. Ervin, 1982. "Factors Affecting the Use of Soil Conservation Practices: Hypotheses, Evidence, and Policy Implications," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 58(3), pages 277-292.
  6. Michael R. Rahm & Wallace E. Huffman, 1984. "The Adoption of Reduced Tillage: The Role of Human Capital and Other Variables," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 66(4), pages 405-413.
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