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[Podcast] 25 Living Legends of No-Till with Frank and Mike Lessiter

Back in 2019, Frank and Mike Lessiter sat down to discuss 25 legends of the no-till movement who are still alive today. This episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, we revisit that conversation in celebration of these three anniversaries and the ongoing no-till movement.
Back in 2019, Frank and Mike Lessiter sat down to discuss 25 legends of the no-till movement who are still alive today. This episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, we revisit that conversation in celebration of these three anniversaries and the ongoing no-till movement.
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[Podcast] Great No-Till Research with Don Reicosky and Randall Reeder

In September of 2021, No-Till Farmer commissioned a project to determine the most significant research and publications that assisted in the understanding, and adoption, of no-till agriculture. In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, Frank Lessiter talks with Randall Reeder, retired ag engineer from Ohio State University and Don Reicosky, retired USDA soil scientist about their collaborated on the detailed process to complete the large and aggressive project in advance of three important no-till milestones in 2022.
In September of 2021, No-Till Farmer commissioned a project to determine the most significant research and publications that assisted in the understanding, and adoption, of no-till agriculture. In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, Frank Lessiter talks with Randall Reeder, retired ag engineer from Ohio State University and Don Reicosky, retired USDA soil scientist about their collaborated on the detailed process to complete the large and aggressive project in advance of three important no-till milestones in 2022.
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Landoll Quadra-Planter

What Ever Happened to the Legendary Allis-Chalmers’ No-Till Planter?

Landoll Corp. acquired Allis-Chalmers landmark no-till innovation in 1993 and rebranded it as the Quadra-Planter.
Allis-Chalmers (A-C) is widely credited with designing, manufacturing and selling the first “commercially successful” no-tillage planters in 1966. Landoll Corp. acquired Allis-Chalmers landmark no-till innovation in 1993 and rebranded it as the Quadra-Planter.
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No-Tillers Practice the Art of ‘Covering Up’ for Decades

Over the years, no-tillers have led the way in seeding cover crops to boost soil health and capitalize on the many benefits they can bring to their farming operations.

The way some government agencies and ag groups are promoting cover crops these days, you’d think it was a brand-new idea. While cover crops are a hot topic, it’s not because of any major research breakthroughs or being brand new on the ag scene. 


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International Harvester’s First Attempt at No-Till Farming

[Video] International Harvester’s First Attempt at No-Till Farming

This video from Classic Tractor Fever shows a little-known no-till fact – that International Harvester actually was the first to release a no-till planter design in 1952-53, but exited after only 2 years, thus yielding history to Allis Chalmers when it comes to first commercially successful no-till planter. Purdue’s Don Rhine and ag historian Maurie Williamson explain the M-21 from IH.
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[Video] No-Tillage Farming

Harry Young Jr. helped pioneer no-till farming near Herndon, Ky., in the early 1960's. His son, John Young, continues the tradition of conserving topsoil with his son Alexander. Here, they share their thoughts on no-tillage farming and the contributions made by Shirley Phillips, University of Kentucky's Grain Specialist.
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