Ag Resources & Links

All links are for informational and educational purposes with no endorsement by the Colorado Conservation Tillage Association intended.

Soil Biology Primer - Full Online Edition from NRCS website.
Fall CCTA Journal included Chapter 3 and 4.

In this section:
> Agricultural Educational
> Weather Reports
> Website Articles of Interest
> Agricultural Radio News and Discussion Forums
> Agricultural Magazines
> Agriculture Equipment
> Carbon Credits

You will also find links to all of the Conference vendors on the Conference Vendor and Sponsor Pages.

Agriculture Educational Links

Soil Health Research

> 1 Day C > Niche Construction
> Apsoil 1297 > Niche Construction Co-volution and Biodiversity
> Carbon and Nitrogen MIneralization > Pmullan22206 Stress Gradient Hypothesis
> Chloroform > Reclamation paper
> Climatic > Root 4
> Dryland Cropping Intensification > Root Exudates
> Effect of Round Up Ultra on Microbial Activity > Simple and Rapid Lab
> Grass > SMBCNMIN
> Haney-Briton Paper > Soil Carbon and Nitrogen MIneralization
> Haney et al 2006 > Solvita
> Haney et al > Stress Gradient Hypothesis
> K2so4 > WEOCN
> Modifications  


Phil Needham

SARE Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

NRCS Unlock the Secrets in the Soil website:

University of Nebraska Range Management Webinar Archives: Managing for Drought on the Ranch Webinars

Cover Crop Educational Opportunities: please visit for more cover crop educational field day information.

No-Till On the Plains

No-Till Farmer

Panhandle No-Till Partnership

Crop Watch University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association
CoAAA Fly-In, September 24 & 25, 2009
Convention will be in November

Earn Certified Crop CEU's Online

Weather Reports

National Weather Service
Denver/Boulder, CO
Goodland, KS

Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network

Your Farm

Website Articles of Interest

Shadow Cropping – The Furrow – March 2012

Managing the fertilizer bank – The Furrow – February 2012, Page 28

Livestock’s New Logic ( Featuring Gabe Brown) – February 2012, Page 34

Building Better Soils (Jill Clapperton, Gail Fuller) – April 2011, Page 10

The Good Earth – Successful Farming Magazine, 9/01/11

Soil Saving Systems – Succcessful Farming Magazine, 11/28/12

Agriculture Radio News & Discussion Forums

Bringing You Ag News, Any Time on Your Time"
Web Radio Features:  Ag News, Market Reports & Commentary, Weather Links and more....Brought to you by Brian Allmer Radio Network.

Ag Talk

No-Till Discussion Forum (No-Till on the Plains)

Success Farming Biofuel Forum

Your Farm
News (Articles of interest from several sources)  Markets, Weather (including local),Farm Subsidies, Community (Discussion Groups)

John's World
John Phipps, U.S. Farm Report Host and Keynote Speaker for 2008 High Plains No-Till Conference
Unique information and commentary on AgWeb for farm, agribusiness, and general audiences

Agriculture Magazines

Agriculture Research

Farm Journal

Western Farmer Stockman

High Plains Journal

Successful Farming

Agriculture Equipment

Tractor House

Carbon Credits

Ag Carbon Markets Working Group Website
A resource tool for the agriculture community for helping farmers understand the potential financial benefits of climate legislation pending before Congress.

Soil Carbon Center

National Farmers Union Carbon Credit Program

Farm Bureau Carbon Credit Program

If you have a great Educational Agriculture Website or Article to recommend to the CCTA Board to be linked, please send a recommendation with link information to any of the Board Officers listed on the Conference Page.


31st Annual High Plains
No-Till Conference

Feb. 5-6, 2019 
Burlington Community Center
340 S. 14th Street
Burlington CO 80807