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.


The Czech branch of ISTRO is organising the second Central European ISTRO Conference. The conference will be held from 8-10 September 2020 in Brno, Czech Republic.

The conference is covering the following topics: 

- Soil health assessment
- Soil management
- Integrated pest management
- Precision agriculture

A brochure with information about the conference can be downloaded HERE.
More information about the conference: submission of abstracts, registration, etc. can be found on the conference website.