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.


April 19th 2024 - The latest version of ISTRO info, the April 2024 issue, is available for download. In this issue:

- Elected board positions
- Abstract Submission Deadline Extended ISTRO 2024
- Upcoming Meetings and Events

- New Books

In the previous ISTRO info, all ISTRO members were called for voting for the board positions. The following positions have now been officially filled; Prof. Mark Reiter, USA; Dr. Silvia lmhoff, Argentina; Prof. Azikiwe Peter 0nwualu, Nigeria; Prof. Lingling Li, China.

The 4 elected members will replace the current board members who are serving until the ISTRO 2024 conference in Virginia Beach.

Prof. Mark Reiter

Board member
Dr. Silvia Imhoff  

Board member
Prof. Azikiwe
Peter Onwualu
 Board member
 Prof. Lingling Li 

We congratulate the new board members and wish them luck in their work for ISTRO!