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 May 2019 issue, is available for download.

In this issue:
- New ISTRO Branch in Serbia,
- Conservation Soil Tillage working group initiated,
- Looking back at the Soil deformation and fragmentation - PhD course 2019,
- Information about the free 3-year membership for new PhD’s,
- Upcoming Meetings and Events,
- New books. 

In the picture above PhD student and ISTRO Info assistant Loraine ten Damme (left) with ISTRO Info predecessor and colleague Peter Bilson Obour in the field (photo: Sheela Katuwal)