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TST - Technical Reference Links

NOTE:  These links will be directing you to locations outside of the Georgia Natural Resources Conservation Service web site.

Conservation Tillage

  • Georgia Conservation Tillage Alliance (GCTA)
    An excellent source of information on no-till and other forms of conservation tillage. GCTA is a farmer-led, grass roots partnership of farmers, government agencies, agribusiness, farm organizations, and concerned citizens.
     
  • Coffee County Conservation Tillage Alliance -CCCTA
    Coffee County, Georgia - A local conservation tillage alliance providing up to date information on conservation tillage activities in southeast Georgia.
     
  • Southern Conservation Tillage Conference for Sustainable Agriculture
    The primary mission of the SCTCSA is to provide a medium for exchanging information about conservation tillage and related technology between and among researchers, extension personnel, NRCS personnel, crop consultants, agrochemical companies and farmers.
     
  • Conservation Technology Information Center -(CTIC)
    The CTIC is a non-profit information and data transfer center which promotes environmentally and economically beneficial natural resource management systems. Clearinghouse for new research, technology and innovative approaches.

Technical References

  • Fire Effects Information
    Fire Effects Information - gives effect of fire on plant and animal species. USDA - Forest Service
     
  • Georgia Forestry Commission
    The GFC provides leadership, service, and education in protection, management, and wise use of Georgia's forest resources.
     
  • Native Grasses
    Online information on Native Grasses.
     
  • Tree Identification Key
    An online interactive tree identification web site. A guide to common trees in Eastern and Central US.

Other Sites of Interest
 

  • Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS)
    SWCS fosters the science and art of soil and water and related natural resource management to achieve sustainability. SWCS has over 10,000 members worldwide.
     
  • Georgia Chapter - SWCS
    The Georgia Chapter of SWCS is an umbrella organization of professional conservationist who have interest in many related fields carrying out the mission of SWCS locally.