Priorities of Soil Management for Extreme Events and Drought. Charles W. Rice University Distinguished Professor Soil Microbiology Department of Agronomy. Grazing Lands. (Mark Nearing, personal communication). Variation in Crop Yields. Sorghum. Wheat. Irrigated Corn in Kansas.
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Charles W. Rice
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Agronomy
(Mark Nearing, personal communication)
Assefa, Roozeboom and Rice
Conservation Agriculture Cropping Systems
Lal et a., 2012. Adapting agriculture to drought and extreme events. J. Soil Water Conserv. 67:162-166.
5. Improve the synchronization of planting and harvesting operations with shifts in the hydrologic cycle (rainy season).
6. Manage soil and crops to increase water-use efficiencies.
7. Value agricultural commodities for their water footprint or environmental traits.
8. Increase soil C sequestration to improve soil functions.
9. Increase N-use efficiencies for cropping systems.
10. Apply the concepts of precision/target conservation to increase conservation effectiveness across spatial and temporal variability.