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 22nd triennial ISTRO conference will take place in Virginia Beach, VA, USA on September 23rd to 28th, 2024.

Plans are in motion to bring you a conference you will not want to miss with compelling topics of interest to you, your colleagues and students…all in a popular oceanside resort venue.

For more information and the latest concerning ISTRO2024, go to: https://www.arec.vaes.vt.edu/.../istro-2024-22nd... and sign up for email updates.

Make sure to follow ISTRO2024 on Facebook and Instagram as well (@istro2024)!

We are looking forward to seeing you in Virginia Beach in September 2024.