This page lists material that supplements the February 2020 issue of No-Till Farmer.
Video: Stirring Up Biological Benefits with a Unique Manure Mix
Video: One Farm’s Experience No-Tilling CBD Hemp
Podcast: Ohio no-tiller Dave Brandt shares some of his many experiences with cover crops, explaining the nutrient potential of an array of different species, where and when those nutrients can be found, how different crops can be used to bring up subsoil nutrients, how he has seen them boost both yields and profits, and more.
Podcast: Frank Lessiter talks with Mike Starkey, who no-tills 2,500 acres of wheat, corn, soybeans and hay in Brownsburg, Ind. Mike shares his thoughts on strategies for planting and terminating an annual ryegrass cover crop, what makes for a good no-till corn hybrid, why he’s no-tilling non-GMO corn but not non-GMO soybeans, how his soil’s water-holding capacity has improved over the years, the importance of pattern tiling and much more.
Blog: No-Till Farmer Editor Frank Lessiter summarizes 6 top ideas for reducing seed bank levels to manage herbicide resistance.
Comments: No-Till Farmer Editor Frank Lessiter explained that the zoning code in Amagansett, N.Y. was recently amended to require that all farmland be protected by cover crops in the winter months and that there was some resistance from local farmers. Here’s an excerpt from one reader’s comment.