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Fortifying Global Food Network Requires No-Till, Conservation Ag Adoption

Agriculture is bearing the brunt as one of the sectors most affected by extreme weather, while a third of global greenhouse gas emissions are attributable to the global food system. In the face of this enormous challenge,  advocates and practitioners of regenerative agriculture are arguing that now is time for farming to transition to a much more sustainable model at scale. The No-Till Passport Series is brought to you by Martin Industries


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UK Academics Propose New Lens for Soil Health

What does the term ‘soil health’ mean and how should we measure it? New research from Cranfield and Nottingham Universities says that how we think about, measure and study soil must be changed to give a better understanding of how to manage this resource effectively, with academics proposing an entirely new approach for assessing soil health.
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[Podcast] Jonathan Lundgren on No-Till and the Regenerative Ag Movement

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Dr. Jonathan Lundgren, founder of Blue Dasher Farm and the Ecdysis Foundation.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Dr. Jonathan Lundgren, founder of Blue Dasher Farm and the Ecdysis Foundation.
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[Podcast] Understanding Conservation Agriculture and Carbon Management in Your No-Till Operation

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, retired USDA soil scientist Don Reicosky outlines the connection between soil health principles and carbon management in the context of conservation agriculture and no-till farming.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, retired USDA soil scientist Don Reicosky outlines the connection between soil health principles and carbon management in the context of conservation agriculture and no-till farming.
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Encouraging Good Insects And Limiting The Bad Ones

No-till and biodiversity can preserve beneficial insect populations that naturally control crop pests, and possibly reduce insecticide usage, says a USDA expert.
The prevalent attitude that the only good bug is a dead bug is leading agriculture down a perilous road, says Jonathan Lundgren, an entomologist at the USDA-ARS laboratory in Brookings, S.D.
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