Welcome to the ISTRO website

On this site you will find information about the International Soil Tillage Research Organisation (ISTRO), which focusses on the impact and consequences of various soil tillage (including no-till) practices and from field traffic. More information about the organisation itself can be found on the organisation page. 

Activities organised by ISTRO and other organisations concerning soil tillage can be found on the activities page. 
Further information about recent publications are found on the publications page.


January 30th 2019 - The latest version of ISTRO info, the January 2019 issue, is available for download.

In this issue:
- Soil & Tillage research update,
- Bruce Ball, honorary member,
- News from the Subsoil Compaction Working Group,
- Upcoming meetings and events,
- New Books

In the picture above, Bruce Ball and Blair McKenzie are digging as part of the VESS evaluation in the JHI Mid Pilmore experimental plots in Scotland (photo: Joanne Cloy)

 This and older issues of ISTRO info are availabe from the Download page.