In this video, No-Till Farmer founder Lessiter discusses what no-till is, the importance of getting back to the basics of no-tilling, and why he decided to start the No-Till Farmer newsletter more than 40 years ago.
No-Till Farmer founder Frank Lessiter shares why he started the National No-Tillage Conference in 1992 and how it’s grown since, where he sees the future of no-till heading, and what it will take to increase the number of acres under no-till production.
Imagine an agricultural production system that functions as a conservation program, keeping land in production while providing potentially high yields, all at a relatively low cost. Say hello to no-till.
Circleville, Ohio, no-tiller Ryan Wilson discusses the setup for the family's John Deere MaxEmerge no-till corn planter, which includes cast iron closing wheels, Martin row cleaners and Precision Planting's 20/20 AirForce system. They apply about 30 pounds per acre of nitrogen at planting to ensure corn seedlings have enough N after following the cereal rye cover crop.
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