Ultra-Low Disturbance No-Till Reduces Soil Loss, Compaction Concerns
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Ultra-Low Disturbance No-Till Reduces Soil Loss, Compaction Concerns

Several years ago, Lewis Krueger wasn’t happy with the erosion taking place on many of the 700 acres he farms near Brillion, Wis. Along with the help of government conservation funding, he invested considerable dollars, time and effort into combatting soil loss problems in eroded areas and waterways.

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In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast brought to you by FR8STAR, we met up with Gary Zimmer, also known as the “father” of biological farming, on the grounds of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's estate, where he talked about his system of biological farming.

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