Top No-Till Stories from 2020

The most-viewed content for 2020 on reveals the hunger no-tillers have for more information and insights into cutting-edge agricultural practices and equipment.

As we say goodbye to 2020 and usher in a new year, the editors of No-Till Farmer took the opportunity to look back to see what content was of most interest to our online readers over the past 12 months.

The Digital Media Dept. at Lessiter Media crunched the numbers and discovered that stories about soil health, carbon sequestration and cover crops took top honors in several categories, as did those featuring innovative techniques, tools and marketing ideas. However, stories on foundational topics were of interest as well, including those that highlight the history and benefits of no-till.

Check out the list below to for summaries of the most-read, watched and downloaded content from our website. Did your favorites make the list?

Top 5 Stories from No-Till Farmer

No, No, No... ‘He Chisel Plowed My 30-Year No-Tilled Ground’

In November of 2017, a long-time Corn Belt no-tiller came upon a shocking scene: One of his no-till fields was being chisel plowed by a misinformed tractor driver, working for a multi-thousand acre operator who thought the field was among some of his newly rented ground.

Pros and Cons of 3 Cover Crop Seeding Methods

It can be challenging for growers to choose which cover crop seeding method will be most effective at establishing the cover. There are pros and cons and costs to each approach, which can make it all the more difficult to figure out which one will work best for your acres.

‘Getting Paid’ for Your No-Till Soil Health

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Julia Gerlach

Julia Gerlach is the former Executive Editor of No-Till Farmer. She has a lengthy background in publishing and a longtime interest in gardening and mycology. She graduated with a B.A. in music and philosophy from Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wis.

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