Bergville farmer overcame climate, soil challenges by switching to no-till 20 years ago
South African no-tiller Egon Zunckel is always grappling with erratic weather patterns on his farm in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal. On average, Zunckel gets roughly 36 inches of rain per year, but it’s not uncommon to go 4 months without a single drop during the winter. That’s one of several reasons why he went 100% no-till 20 years ago. The No-Till Passport series is brought to you by Martin Industries.