An article in the Environmental Health News discusses how farmers in Oklahoma are using no-till as a way to save water resources.  The article can be found at the following link:


There is a planning committee working on the agenda for a Conservation Production Systems Conference to be held in Douglas, Georgia on February 2-3, 2016.  More details will be sent later.


Also, in the article is a picture of a rainfall simulator.  This is a good hands-on activity that can help explain how cover on the soil can help increase infiltration and reduce runoff.