chapter  5
Soil and fertility conservation: Section one: Non-terracing conservation
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D e rp sh o ffers th e fo llo w in g o u tlo o k : • K n o w le d g e a n d in fo rm a tio n a re th e m a in co n stra in ts to n o tillag e a d o p tio n . In fo rm a tio n m u s t b e

re le v a n t, lo ca lly a p p ro p ria te , a n d u se fu l if it is to im p re ss fa rm e rs . • A first s te p is fo r fa rm e rs , re s e a rc h e rs , te ch n icia n s , a n d e x te n sio n ists to le a rn th e la te st a b o u t all

a sp e c ts of th e sy ste m . A m e n ta l c h a n g e of fa rm e rs , tech n icia n s , e x te n sio n ists a n d re s e a rc h e rs ' th in k in g a w a y fro m soil d e g ra d in g tillag e o p e ra tio n s to w a rd s su sta in a b le p ro d u c tio n sy s te m s like n o -till is essen tia l.