John Dobberstein

John Dobberstein

John Dobberstein is senior editor of No-Till Farmer magazine and the e-newsletter Dryland No-TillerHe previously covered agriculture for the Tulsa World and worked for daily newspapers in Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Joseph, Mich. He graduated with a B.A. in journalism and political science from Central Michigan University.

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[Podcast] Transitioning to an Organic System: Opportunities and Obstacles

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we share excerpts from our conversations at the National Farm Machinery Show, where manufacturers and farmers shared their advice, challenges and outlooks for the organic farming market.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we share excerpts from our conversations at the National Farm Machinery Show, where manufacturers and farmers shared their advice, challenges and outlooks for the organic farming market.
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[Podcast] Digging Deeper on the Status of Your Soil Health

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we’re pleased to share excerpts from Abbey Wick’s conversation with Tony Kramer on the RDO Equipment Co. Agriculture Technology Podcast. Tony and Abbey discuss defining soil health, cover cropping strategies, and the value of strip-till to retain moisture and size residue.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we’re pleased to share excerpts from Abbey Wick’s conversation with Tony Kramer on the RDO Equipment Co. Agriculture Technology Podcast. Tony and Abbey discuss defining soil health, cover cropping strategies, and the value of strip-till to retain moisture and size residue.
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[Podcast] Fighting Through the Evolving Landscape of Row Crop Diseases and Finding No-Till Profitability

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we are joined by Carl Bradley, plant pathologist at the University of Kentucky, to discuss how no-tillers can stay ahead of new disease pressure and further development of resistant diseases.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we are joined by Carl Bradley, plant pathologist at the University of Kentucky, to discuss how no-tillers can stay ahead of new disease pressure and further development of resistant diseases.
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[Podcast] Boosting Productivity in Your No-Tilled Soils with a More Efficient, Effective Fertility Program

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we're joined by no-tiller and on-farm research coordinator for the University of Wisconsin, Jim Leverich, to discuss a three-part plan that could help you boost soil productivity and allow crops to access nutrients more efficiently.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we're joined by no-tiller and on-farm research coordinator for the University of Wisconsin, Jim Leverich, to discuss a three-part plan that could help you boost soil productivity and allow crops to access nutrients more efficiently.
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[Podcast] How Plants Find Their Food — the Behavioral Science Underlying Plant Nutrition

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we're joined by experimental plant ecologist J.C. Cahill from the University of Alberta to discuss root movement and foraging.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, we're joined by experimental plant ecologist J.C. Cahill from the University of Alberta to discuss root movement and foraging.
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