HGCA have produced an information sheet on the no-till method of soil management, also known as direct drilling or zero tillage. It sets out key advantages and disadvantages of the no-till system, discusses crop yields, crop residues, cover crops, soil suitability, weeds, diseases and pests. It also takes into account environmental effects, greenhouse gas emissions and fuel usage.
The information sheet can be found at: http://www.hgca.com/document.aspx?fn=load&media_id=7733&publicationId=8902
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