Brian O'Connor

Brian O'Connor

Brian O'Connor started at Lessiter Media as the Lead Content Editor for Conservation Agriculture in November 2021. He previously worked in daily print journalism for more than a decade in places as far flung as Alaska and the U.S. Virgin Islands, where he shared a national award for coverage of two Category 5 hurricanes that struck the islands in 2017. He's also taught English in Korea, delivered packages for Amazon, and coordinated Wisconsin election night coverage for the Associated Press. His first job was on a Southeast Wisconsin farm.

ARTICLES

09_Irrigation_FL_0711.jpg

No-Till’s a Better Dryland Investment Than Irrigation

Former Dakota Lakes Research Farm director says fixing nutrient, energy and water cycles is key to improving no-till
No-till wasn’t the solution, at least, not the first one they tried, nor the most obvious. When Dwayne Beck and a few other growers gathered in western South Dakota in the 1970s, they were trying to solve a problem.
Read More

[Podcast] Jared Kenney on Taking No-Till Advice and Precision Nutrients

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, Associate Editor Noah Newman talks to Jared Kenney of Amherste, Neb. Kenney finished second in the National Corn Growers’ Association Annual Yield Contest for Irrigated No-Till in Nebraska.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, Associate Editor Noah Newman talks to Jared Kenney of Amherste, Neb. Kenney finished second in the National Corn Growers’ Association Annual Yield Contest for Irrigated No-Till in Nebraska.
Read More
ek_1_6.jpg
No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] David Moeller Makes No-Till Planters Work

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by SOURCE®️ by Sound Agriculture, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Moeller about the particulars of planting equipment, why high-speed might not be in the cards for no-till planters, what right-to-repair means for no-till and more.
No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Moeller about the particulars of planting equipment, why high-speed might not be in the cards for no-till planters, what right-to-repair means for no-till and more. This week’s episode of the No-Till Farmers: Influencers & Innovators podcast is brought to you by Source by Sound Agriculture.
Read More

[Podcast] Kyle Schomers and 300-plus Bushels per Acre

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we're joined by Kyle Schomers. Schomers picked his best 10 acres and hit it with maximum nutrients in order to prep the ground for entry into the National Corn Growers Assn. (NCGA) Annual Yield Contest.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we're joined by Kyle Schomers. Schomers picked his best 10 acres and hit it with maximum nutrients in order to prep the ground for entry into the National Corn Growers Assn. (NCGA) Annual Yield Contest.
Read More
No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Blake Vince on Cover Crops, Nuffield Scholarship

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by SOURCE®️ by Sound Agriculture, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Nuffield scholar and Merlin, Ont., no-tiller Blake Vince about his heavy use of cover crops, dealing with suboptimal precipitation, and more.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by SOURCE®️ by Sound Agriculture, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Nuffield scholar and Merlin, Ont., no-tiller Blake Vince about his heavy use of cover crops, dealing with suboptimal precipitation, and more.
Read More

Top Articles

Current Issue

NTF_March-2023_cover.jpg

No-Till Farmer

Get full access NOW to the most comprehensive, powerful and easy-to-use online resource for no-tillage practices. Just one good idea will pay for your subscription hundreds of times over.

Subscribe Now

View More

Must Read Free Eguides

Download these helpful knowledge building tools

View More
Top Directory Listings