Julia Gerlach

Julia Gerlach

Julia Gerlach is managing editor of No-Till Farmer. She has a lengthy background in publishing and a longtime interest in gardening and mycology. She graduated with a B.A. in music and philosophy from Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wis.

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[Podcast] Spreading the Word About Regenerative Ag with Kiss the Ground Directors

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, we're joined by Josh and Rebecca Tickell to get a little inside scoop about their latest film, <em>Kiss the Ground</em>, which takes a wide-ranging look at regenerative ag practices and how they can be used to can help sequester carbon in the soil, reduce greenhouse gasses in the environment and improve the nutrient content of the food we eat.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, we're joined by Josh and Rebecca Tickell to get a little inside scoop about their latest film, Kiss the Groundwhich takes a wide-ranging look at regenerative ag practices and how they can be used to can help sequester carbon in the soil, reduce greenhouse gasses in the environment and improve the nutrient content of the food we eat.
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[Podcast] Digging Into the Rhizosphere with Jill Clapperton

In this episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Editor Frank Lessiter talks with soil health specialist and rhizosphere ecologist Jill Clapperton about the importance of no-till in building healthy soil structure.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, No-Till Farmer Editor Frank Lessiter talks with soil health specialist and rhizosphere ecologist Jill Clapperton about the importance of no-till in building healthy soil structure.
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No-Tilling Organic Soybeans with Spring-Interseeded Cereal Rye

More and more growers are experimenting with no-tilling organic soybeans. New research shows interseeding cereal rye in spring can improve weed suppression, but timing, row spacing and good stand establishment play a critical role.
In the face of marketplace pressures and mounting instances of herbicide-resistant weeds, a growing cadre of growers are turning to no-till organic soybeans.
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[Podcast] Unlocking the Power of Soil with DNA Testing

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, we're joined by Trace Genomics co-founder, Poornima Parameswaran, who explains what Trace Genomics’ soil DNA test is able to analyze and how it can help farmers and agronomists target inputs and better understand the variables that affect crop health and yields.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, we're joined by Trace Genomics co-founder, Poornima Parameswaran, who explains what Trace Genomics’ soil DNA test is able to analyze and how it can help farmers and agronomists target inputs and better understand the variables that affect crop health and yields.
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So How Much is No-Till Worth? Calculating the Value of No-Till in Land Rental, Sales

Land appraisals don’t take management practices into account, but they should, says Paul Overby. The no-tiller and student of sustainability practices is on a quest to get the benefits of no-till and cover crops hard-coded into the appraisal system.
As a No-Tiller, do you know how much value — if any — no-till practices bring to your land? In terms of actual dollars, what is the value of increasing soil organic matter, improving water infiltration or installing drain tile? And are these factors top of mind when purchasing or renting land?
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[Podcast] Dwayne Beck and the Dakota Lakes Research Farm: Part 1

In this episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, we're joined by <em>Cover Crop Strategies</em> Associate Editor Sarah Hill in the first of a two-part interview with Dwayne Beck to discuss the Dakota Lakes Research Farm in Pierre, S.D.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, we're joined by Cover Crop Strategies Associate Editor Sarah Hill in the first of a two-part interview with Dwayne Beck to discuss the Dakota Lakes Research Farm in Pierre, S.D.
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[Podcast] Getting Behind No-Till, Cover Crops in the Semi-Arid U.S.

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, senior editor John Dobberstein spoke with Craig Bednarz, director of the West Texas A&M Semi-Arid Agricultural Systems who discusses his recent appointment, the big changes in store for the research program at the Institute and the renewed focus on promoting no-tilling and cover crops that growers should start to notice later this year.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, senior editor John Dobberstein spoke with Craig Bednarz, director of the West Texas A&M Semi-Arid Agricultural Systems who discusses his recent appointment, the big changes in store for the research program at the Institute and the renewed focus on promoting no-tilling and cover crops that growers should start to notice later this year.
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[Podcast] No-Tilling North of the Border

In this episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, <em>No-Till Farmer</em> editor Frank Lessiter talks with Jim Halford about the zero-till movement in Canada, the development of the Conserva Pak and how no-till has made it possible for growers to farm more acres.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Jim Halford about the zero-till movement in Canada, the development of the Conserva Pak and how no-till has made it possible for growers to farm more acres.
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[Podcast] Boosting Yields with Cutting Edge Nitrogen Enhancements

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, we caught up with no-tiller Bryan Tomm of Carmi, Illinois by phone to talk about nitrogen and his efforts to preserve this costly input.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Pivot Bio, we caught up with no-tiller Bryan Tomm of Carmi, Illinois by phone to talk about nitrogen and his efforts to preserve this costly input.
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