Julia Gerlach

Julia Gerlach

Julia Gerlach is Executive 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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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Agriculture as a Solution to Climate Change

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter talks with Betsy Bower, an agronomist for Ceres Solutions in Lafayette, Ind., about the task force and some of the hottest areas in no-till farming – from carbon sequestration to biologicals and more.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter talks with Betsy Bower, an agronomist for Ceres Solutions in Lafayette, Ind., about the task force and some of the hottest areas in no-till farming – from carbon sequestration to biologicals and more.
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[Podcast] Comparing Three U.S. Carbon Market Programs

For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with representatives from three companies who were talking with farmers about their carbon programs at the 2021 Farm Progress Show.
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with representatives from three companies who were talking with farmers about their carbon programs at the 2021 Farm Progress Show. We spoke with Ben Gordon, carbon and ecosystems global portfolio leader with Corteva; Lisa Streck, grower carbon lead with Bayer Carbon; and Cristian Barcan, sustainability officer with Rabo Carbon Bank. 
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Autonomous Mobile Grazing Brings Biodiversity Back to the Land

Moving livestock from place to place is nothing new, but a new solar-powered, autonomous system with integrated water collection may make it easier than ever.

AT THE END of 2019, when corn prices bottomed out at about $2.70 per bushel, Zack Smith realized he would need to find new ways to be profitable on his 305 acres of strip-tilled corn and soybeans.


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[Podcast] Biological Soil Testing with Lance Gunderson

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we caught up with Lance Gunderson, president and co-owner of the recently launched Regen Ag Lab in Pleasanton, Nebraska to talk about some of the new soil tests, how they differ from conventional tests and why it matters.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we caught up with Lance Gunderson, president and co-owner of the recently launched Regen Ag Lab in Pleasanton, Nebraska to talk about some of the new soil tests, how they differ from conventional tests and why it matters.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Experiments in No-Till Crop Diversification

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter talks with Director of Agronomy at Fall Line Capital and no-tiller in Manitoba, Canada, Scott Day about no-tilling in the harsh climate of Canada’s prairies and how diverse crop choices have become a legacy of no-till on his farm.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter talks with Director of Agronomy at Fall Line Capital and no-tiller in Manitoba, Canada, Scott Day about no-tilling in the harsh climate of Canada’s prairies and how diverse crop choices have become a legacy of no-till on his farm.
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[Podcast] Autonomous Mobile Grazing with the Stock Cropper

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we caught up with Buffalo Center, Iowa, strip-tiller Zack Smith to hear about the Stock Cropper, including why it has an inverted roof, how he envisions utilizing them at production scale, how it can help farmers keep more money in their pockets, the importance of transparency in the consumer relationship and more.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we caught up with Buffalo Center, Iowa, strip-tiller Zack Smith to hear about the Stock Cropper, including why it has an inverted roof, how he envisions utilizing them at production scale, how it can help farmers keep more money in their pockets, the importance of transparency in the consumer relationship and more.
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[Podcast] Pollinator Habitat on the No-Till Farm

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter is joined by Amy Bartow with the NRCS, manager of the Plant Materials Center in Corvallis, Oregon to discuss the NRCS’ recent initiatives to promote the establishment of pollinator plots and strips.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter is joined by Amy Bartow with the NRCS, manager of the Plant Materials Center in Corvallis, Oregon to discuss the NRCS’ recent initiatives to promote the establishment of pollinator plots and strips.
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[Podcast] The Three-Legged Stool of Soil Health with Jeremiah Durbin

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we chat with independent crop consultant Jeremiah Durbin about the physical, chemical and biological aspects of soil health and how he uses his mechanical background to help trouble-shoot issues in the field.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we chat with independent crop consultant Jeremiah Durbin about the physical, chemical and biological aspects of soil health and how he uses his mechanical background to help trouble-shoot issues in the field.
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