In this three-part video series, associate editor Laura Allen interviews No-Till Farmer founder and editor Frank Lessiter about no-till, the key moments that have impacted its movement, his achievements in promoting the practice, and what he sees happening with the future of no-till.

In this video, Lessiter discusses what no-till is, the importance of getting back to the basics of no-tilling, and why he decided to start the No-Till Farmer newsletter more than 40 years ago.

Click here to watch parts two and three.