Project Goals/ Objectives: The goal of this project is to demonstrate and quantify the effects of improved soil health generated by implementing conservation tillage with cover crops and regenerative agriculture by measuring changes infiltration rates, soil water holding capacities, surface runoff volume, erosion, off-site agrochemical transport, crop yield, crop quality, and economics across Southern Great Plains production systems.
Project Location: Wilbarger County, including Beaver Creek, Buffalo Creek, Paradise Creek, and Wichita River watersheds
Project Costs: $109,643
Project Partners: TSSWCB, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Project Workplan: 21-53