It’s with great sadness that we report that cover crop expert and consultant Mike Plumer passed away Dec. 25, 2017. The former University of Illinois Extension educator had been hospitalized in hopes of receiving a lung transplant next month.
Lessiter Publications Inc., publisher of American Farriers Journal, Farm Equipment, No-Till Farmer, Strip-Till Farmer, Rural Lifestyle Dealer, Precision Farming Dealer, Farm Catalog and Ag Equipment Intelligence, announced it has changed its corporate name to Lessiter Media Inc. to better reflect the evolution of its print, digital and in-person content offerings.
No-Till Farmer editors will be blanketing the 2015 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois, this week, to update you on the newest equipment developments. Follow our real-time updates complete with photos and videos throughout the show @NoTillFarmr, on our Facebook page or through the hashtag #FarmProgressShow.
Adding a cover crop into your cash crop rotation needs to be a well-thought-out process. Walton, Ind., no-tiller and veteran cover crop user Cameron Mills takes you through the primary things you need to consider to have a good experience making cover crops a beneficial part of your no-till system. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
In this video, No-Till Farmer founder 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.
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag, we’re on the road at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. Jeff Hadacheck from Wisconsin-Madison discusses the long term economic benefits of integrating winter wheat in your corn-soybean rotation. Plus, we visit with Brandon Somers at the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) insights meeting. Somers talks about his ideal no-till planter.
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