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] Biological Farming with Gary Zimmer

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, we met up with Gary Zimmer, also known as the “father” of biological farming, on the grounds of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's estate, where he talked about his system of biological farming.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, we met up with Gary Zimmer, also known as the “father” of biological farming, on the grounds of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's estate, where he talked about his system of biological farming.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] No-Till Organic Systems with Erin Silva

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 Dr. Erin Silva, associate professor specializing in organic and sustainable cropping systems at the University of Wisconsin.
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 Dr. Erin Silva, associate professor specializing in organic and sustainable cropping systems at the University of Wisconsin.
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[Podcast] General Mills and Regenerative Ag in North Dakota

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, we’ll hear excerpts from a conversation with Wolford, N.D., no-tiller Paul Overby and General Mills’ Senior Research Agronomist Tom Rabaey in which they talk about the General Mills Regenerative Agriculture pilot program.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, we’ll hear excerpts from a conversation with Wolford, N.D. no-tiller Paul Overby and General Mills’ Senior Research Agronomist Tom Rabaey in which they talk about the General Mills Regenerative Agriculture pilot program.
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Embracing No-Till Innovations for Higher Yields and Less Nutrient Runoff

Never satisfied with the status quo, many no-tillers seem to always be looking for new solutions that will make them more efficient, improve profits and reduce the environmental impacts of their practices on the land. If there were a no-till motto, it might be “There’s got to be a better way.”
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Julia Gerlach

No-Tillers Always Looking for a Better Way

Ever since 1962 when Harry Young planted his first no-till plot in Herndon, Ky., no-tillers have been pushing the envelope, always looking for a better way to farm. Over and over again, they’ve tweaked, poked and prodded their equipment, leading to innovations that have saved time, labor, water and topsoil for farmers worldwide.
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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] The Evolution of the Ridge-Till System with Bud Fleischer

In this episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, we look back at a reduced tillage practice that was developed even before the no-till movement got started. In this episode, <em>No-Till Farmer</em> editor Frank Lessiter talks with “Bud” Fleischer of Columbus, Nebraska.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, we look back at a reduced tillage practice that was developed even before the no-till movement got started. In this episode, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with “Bud” Fleischer of Columbus, Nebraska.
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Focus on Preventing Weeds, Rather Than Killing Them

As herbicide resistance continues to complicate weed control, researcher Adam Davis says no-tillers should develop a more integrated approach to weed management.
WITH MORE AND more herbicide resistance in weeds being reported and no promising new herbicide sites of action (SOA) waiting in the wings, no-tillers might do well to focus on integrated weed management systems to reduce weed pressure and extend the usefulness of existing herbicides.
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[Podcast] To the Edge: Managing Soil Health, Nutrients and Diversity with Cover Crops

For this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, West Union, Iowa no-tiller Loran Steinlage is joined by Dale Richardson, who no-tills about 500 acres of corn, soybeans and cover crops just outside of Springfield, Missouri.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by FR8STAR, West Union, Iowa no-tiller Loran Steinlage is joined by Dale Richardson, who no-tills about 500 acres of corn, soybeans and cover crops just outside of Springfield, Missouri.
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Joe Nester
No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] No-Tilling in the Lake Erie Basin and Beyond with Joe Nester

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 independent ag consultant Joe Nester.
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 independent ag consultant Joe Nester.
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