“This may sound crazy for a 72-year-old to say, but I can’t retire because I’m at the top of my game. My soil is the best it’s ever been. I’ve learned how to overcome issues, identified shortcuts and I’m still learning to be the best custodian of God’s land that I can be. It’s a long learning process to figure out how to work with the land and I don’t want to throw that away now! Especially when I’m still having so much fun…” – Lynn Overboe, no-tiller, Kindred, North Dakota
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, we’re sharing the story of Kindred, North Dakota no-tiller Lynn Overboe, as narrated by frequent No-Till Farmer contributor Dan Crummett.
Farming 1,200 acres near the North Dakota-Minnesota border, about 30 miles from Fargo, Overboe has developed a number of solutions and hacks to improve his chances of success over his past 2-plus decades of no-tilling.
Listen in to hear about how simple adjustments to his gauge wheels and seed discs helped him overcome muddy conditions, how a quick phone call to a manufacturer solved row cleaner issues, why he splits his cover crop seed mixes into large- and small-seeded species, how a pair of pantyhose was the answer to an air-seeder calibration problem and more.
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