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Phillips & Young: Beyond the Grave

Kentucky’s dynamic duo set the table for a pending ag revolution in their seminal book on no-tillage.

The plow is as American as the Fourth of July. Such famous farmers as Thomas Jefferson and Daniel Webster helped perfect it, and today’s politicians still speak of realigning our national priorities in terms of “swords into plowshares.” The No-Till History series is made possible by Montag Manufacturing.


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[Podcast] John and Alex Young at the National No-Tillage Conference

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, features two members of commercial no-till’s founding family: John and Alex Young. Their presentation to the 2017 National No-Tillage Conference touches on just about everything, from the origins and rise of no-till farming to climate change, cover crops, and residue management.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, features two members of commercial no-till’s founding family: John and Alex Young. Their presentation to the 2017 National No-Tillage Conference touches on just about everything, from the origins and rise of no-till farming to climate change, cover crops, and residue management.
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The Edward H. Faulkner vs. Walter T. Jack Debate on No-Till & the Moldboard Plow

This article is a web-continuation of Squaring Away Generational — and Theoretical — Differences on the Plow, about the debate between Edward H. Faulkner and Walter T. Jack as told by Jack’s great-grandson Zachary Michael Jack. It appeared in No-Till Farmer’s No-Till History Series in February 2022. The No-Till History series is made possible by Montag Manufacturing.
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