• Benefits of conservation tillage on rainfall and water management 

      Arriaga, Francisco; Balkcom, Kip (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Agriculture represents an important economic sector in Georgia, with a gross farm income of 4.91 and 6.75 billion dollars in 02 and 03, respectively. However, agriculture is facing pressure to improve its efficiency because ...
    • Conservation tillage in Georgia: economics and water resources 

      Reeves, D. W.; Norfleet, M.L.; Abrahamson, D.A.; Schomberg, H. H.; Causarano, H.; Hawkins, G. L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Conservation tillage systems have proven effective in reducing soil erosion, but additional benefits to agricultural production, water quality and quantity, and on- and off-site impacts of water loss are often ignored. In ...
    • Conservation tillage to manage water and supplemental irrigation in Georgia 

      Truman, C. C.; Rowland, D. L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Crop production in Georgia tends to be water limited due to climatic and soil conditions; and because of the demands for water, producers face increasingly stringent water management regulations. Georgia producers ...
    • Hydrologic and water quality implications of management of tall fescue pastures in a Southern Piedmont environment 

      Endale, Dinku M.; Franzluebbers, A. J.; Stuedemann, J. A.; Hill, N. S.; Franklin, Dorcas H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Runoff and nutrient losses were monitored over two and half years from different fescue management systems that are used by producers in the Georgia Piedmont. A randomized complete block arrangement of 14 paddocks under ...
    • Phosphorus, sediment, and e. Coli loads in unfenced streams of the Georgia Piedmont, USA 

      Byers, Harris L.; Cabrera, Miguel L.; Matthews, Monte K.; Franklin, Dorcas H.; Andrae, John G.; Radcliffe, David E.; McCann, Mark A.; Kuykendall, Holli A.; Hoveland, Carl S.; Calvert, Vaughn H., II (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Contamination of unfenced streams with phosphorus, sediments, and pathogenic bacteria from cattle activity may be affected by the availability of shade and alternative water sources. The objectives of this study were ...