Lifelong farmer Steve Groff (www.stevegroff.com) is the founder of Cover Crop Coaching, which educates farmers and farm advisors about effective cover crop use. He also does international regenerative agriculture consulting and is the author of The Future-Proof Farm. He has conducted well over 150 webinars and online training sessions, and has consulted for private companies, as well as for the USDA and several universities.
Grocery shoppers who feel that buying organic is the be-all and end-all for sustainability are missing a bigger picture, according to guest blogger Steve Groff. Any kind of growing method involves a degree of compromise, including organic agriculture. To produce food at a price that people can afford, farmers often must decide what will do the least harm as they await better innovations.
Capturing sunlight and keeping living roots in the ground as long as possible is the goal of Beaver Dam, Ws., no-tiller Marty Weiss. The co-chair of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water talks about strip-cropping and interseeding cover crops at a field day in the summer of 2020.
Needham Ag understands the role of technology in making better use of limited resources within a specific environment by drawing on a wealth of global experience to overcome the challenges facing today's farmers, manufacturers and dealers.