Base Treatment Plot

 Plot for examining base treatments that compare organic matter supplements at different treatment levels with different soil processing methods. This 200-acre plot is divided into 20 acres of 8.4 acres with margins around each plot. The four treatments to be tested are: Organic addition of semi-stabilized cow manure versus Organic addition of compost, Minimum tillage approach versus zero tillage approach with winter cover plants. Each of the treatments will have 5 repetitions in a randomized block trial structure.