Tag Archives: Conservation Tillage

Conservation Tillage in the Central Valley

Sustainable Conservation’s Modesto team recently assisted a Central Valley farmer in implementing a sustainable farming practice known as “conservation tillage.” This method of low-impact cultivation reduces the number of tractor passes needed to prepare fields for planting, dramatically cutting farming-related dust and diesel pollution.

Get More from Less with Conservation Tillage

Pictured Above: Strip tillage in progress using newly purchased implements on a field in Hilmar, CA.   Mike Winemiller, agronomist with the strip-till equipment rental program unloads implement for use by first-time CT farmer John Cardoza, Project Manager at Sustainable Conservation, visiting a partner dairy in Patterson, California to learn about innovative forage production practices…