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 tested treatments are: (1) organic addition of semi-stabilized cow manure vs. (2) organic addition of compost, (3) minimum tillage approach vs. (4) zero tillage approach with winter service crops. Each of the treatments has five repetitions in a randomized block trial structure.