Table of Contents

The 'what' and 'why' of no-tillage farming / C. John Baker and Keith E. Saxton.
The benefits of no-tillage / Don C. Reicosky and Keith E. Saxton.
The nature of risk in no-tillage / C. John Baker, W. (Bill) R. Ritchie, and Keith E. Saxton.
Seeding openers and slot shape / C. John Baker.
The role of slot cover / C. John Baker.
Drilling into dry soils / C. John Baker.
Drilling into wet soils / C. John Baker.
Seed depth, placement and metering / C. John Baker and Keith E. Saxton.
Fertilizer placement / C. John Baker.
Residue handling / C. John Baker, Fatima Ribeiro, and Keith E. Saxton.
Comparing surface disturbance and low-disturbance disc openers / C. John Baker.
No-tillage for forage production / C. John Baker and W. (Bill) R. Ritchie.
No-tillage drill and planter design : large-scale machines / C. John Baker.
No-tillage drill and planter design : small-scale machines / Fatima Ribeiro, Scott E. Justice, Peter R. Hobbs and C. John Baker.
Managing a no-tillage seeding system / W. (Bill) R. Ritchie and C. John Baker.
Controlled-traffic farming as a complementary practice to no-tillage / W. C. Tim Chamen.
Reduced environmental emissions and carbon sequestration / Don C. Reicosky and Keith E. Saxton.
Some economic comparisons / C. John Baker.
Procedures for development and technology transfer / C. John Baker.