Ag Resources & Links

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

> 2014 CCTA Hand-Out - Farm Bill Update

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
www.needhamag.com

SARE Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
http://www.sare.org/

NRCS Unlock the Secrets in the Soil website: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/soils/health/

University of Nebraska Range Management Webinar Archives: Managing for Drought on the Ranch Webinars
http://drought.unl.edu/ranchplan/Overview.aspx

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

No-Till On the Plains
www.notill.org

No-Till Farmer
www.no-tillfarmer.com

Panhandle No-Till Partnership
www.npnrd.org

Crop Watch University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension
www.cropwatch.unl.edu

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Colorado http://www.co.nrcs.usda.gov/
Kansas http://www.ks.nrcs.usda.gov/
Nebraska http://www.ne.nrcs.usda.gov/
Wyoming http://www.wy.nrcs.usda.gov/

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

Earn Certified Crop CEU's Online
www.agronomy.org/cca/exam_list.php


Weather Reports


National Weather Service
Denver/Boulder, CO
http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?product=NOR&rid=FTG&loop=yes
Goodland, KS
http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?product=NCR&rid=gld&loop=yes

Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network
www.cocorahs.org

Your Farm
www.yourfarm.com/weather.php


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


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

Ag Talk
http://talk.newagtalk.com/category-view.asp

No-Till Discussion Forum (No-Till on the Plains)
www.notilltalk.org/mbbs22/category-view.asp

Success Farming Biofuel Forum
http://www.agriculture.com/

Your Farm
www.yourfarm.com
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 www.agweb.com/blogger/index.html
Unique information and commentary on AgWeb for farm, agribusiness, and general audiences


Agriculture Magazines

Agriculture Research
www.ars.usda.gov/is/ar/

Farm Journal
www.FarmJournal.com


Western Farmer Stockman
www.WesternFarmerStockman.com


High Plains Journal
www.hpj.com


Successful Farming
www.agriculture.com


Agriculture Equipment

Tractor House
www.tractorhouse.com


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. www.agcarbonmarkets.com

Soil Carbon Center
http://soilcarboncenter.k-state.edu/

National Farmers Union Carbon Credit Program
http://nfu.org/issues/environment/carbon-credits/

Farm Bureau Carbon Credit Program
http://www.iowafarmbureau.com/special/carbon/default.aspx

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.

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2016 High Plains No-Till Conference

Feb. 2-3, 2016
Burlington Community Center
340 S. 14th Street
Burlington CO 80807