Part 1: The History of No-Till

Frank Lessiter discusses the 1962 origin of no-till farming in Herndon, Kentucky with Harry Young Jr.’s son, grandson and great-grandson.


Part 2: No-Till Farming – 1962 to Present

John Young explains the components of a modern no-till planter and how it differs from the first no-till planter and the inventors from Western Kentucky that helped make no-till farming what it is today.


Part 3: The Future of No-Till Farming

The Young family discusses the future of no-till farming and what they believe the future of farming looks like for their farm.


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