Frank Lessiter

Frank Lessiter

Frank Lessiter has served as editor of No-Till Farmer since the publication was launched in November of 1972. Raised on a six-generation Michigan Centennial Farm, he has spent his entire career in agricultural journalism. Lessiter is a dairy science graduate from Michigan State University.

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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Dean Fehl on Strip-Till Yesterday and Today

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Frank Lessiter speaks with early strip-till adapter Dean Fehl about how he got started strip tilling, and his current role as a retiree helping his sons work the family farm, and more.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Frank Lessiter speaks with early strip-till adapter Dean Fehl about how he got started strip tilling, and his current role as a retiree helping his sons work the family farm, and more.
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[Podcast] John Shipp, Equipment and Running Circles Around a Deere

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we take another look back at the early days of no-till in western Kentucky. However, this episode is different than most of the podcasts in this series as it features a former John Deere dealer and his memories of the rapid growth of no-till in the western Kentucky area.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we take another look back at the early days of no-till in western Kentucky. However, this episode is different than most of the podcasts in this series as it features a former John Deere dealer and his memories of the rapid growth of no-till in the western Kentucky area.
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[Podcast] Dick Foell and the No-Till Tigers

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Dick Foell talks with No-Till Farmer Publisher Frank Lessiter about the early days of no-till, the prospect of his retirement years, the tightening regulations for chemicals like atrazine and glyphosate, and more.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Dick Foell talks with No-Till Farmer Publisher Frank Lessiter about the early days of no-till, the prospect of his retirement years, the tightening regulations for chemicals like atrazine and glyphosate, and more.
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