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Despite his name, Steve Savage is actually a pretty mild-mannered and thoughtful guy. With a PhD in plant pathology and years of industry experience working for companies big and small, including DuPont and Mycogen, Steve has had a front-row seat to several technological advancements in agriculture. These days, he does a lot of writing about ag and his works can be seen on and the Genetic Literacy Project website. 

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by SOURCE by Sound Agriculture, we caught up with Steve to chat with him about a couple of his recent articles. Stay tuned to hear him discuss the history of no-till farming, why the practice has been so important, and how it will play a role in the future of conservation. He’ll also share why he says using the term “synthetic nitrogen” is misleading, the inconvenient truth about the greenhouse gases associated with making compost, how small-scale, local Haber-Bosch nitrogen production could help reduce the reliance on foreign inputs and more.

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