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No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators

[Podcast] Marketing the Value of No-Till with Karl Kupers of Shepherd’s Grain

This episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, features one of the most successful value-added projects ever started by no-tillers. After mastering no-tilling in the dry areas on eastern Washington, guest Karl Kupers joined forces with Fred Fleming to form Shepherd’s Grain, a unique organization aimed at promoting and utilizing the benefits of no-till while also creating a new marketplace that offered premium prices on their products.
This episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, features one of the most successful value-added projects ever started by no-tillers. After mastering no-tilling in the dry areas on eastern Washington, guest Karl Kupers joined forces with Fred Fleming to form Shepherd’s Grain, a unique organization aimed at promoting and utilizing the benefits of no-till while also creating a new marketplace that offered premium prices on their products.
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[Podcast] Conservation Farming in the U.S. and Abroad with Hans Kok

In this episode of the “No-till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, conservation consultant Hans Kok joins Frank Lessiter for an exploratory conversation about what it takes to farm slopes vs. flat ground, making money while using cover crops, why no-till hasn’t been adopted widely in certain areas, how no-tillers could get by without glyphosate, and much more.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, conservation consultant Hans Kok joins Frank Lessiter for an exploratory conversation about what it takes to farm slopes vs. flat ground, making money while using cover crops, why no-till hasn’t been adopted widely in certain areas, how no-tillers could get by without glyphosate, and much more.
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[Podcast] Reflecting on 25 Years of No-Till Learning

In this episode of the &ldquo;<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers &amp; Innovators&rdquo; podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, editor, Frank Lessiter, hosts a panel discussion with six individuals who have attended every National No-Tillage Conference since it began in 1993: Allen Berry, Allan Brooks, R.D. Wolheter, Bryan Van Holten, Scott Davidson, and Randall Reeder.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, editor, Frank Lessiter, hosts a panel discussion with six individuals who have attended every National No-Tillage Conference since it began in 1993: Allen Berry, Allan Brooks, R.D. Wolheter, Bryan Van Holten, Scott Davidson, and Randall Reeder.
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[Podcast] A Chat with No-Till Innovators Charlie Hammer and Nancy Kavazanjian

In this episode of the &ldquo;<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers &amp; Innovators&rdquo; podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, editor, Frank Lessiter, chats with the husband and wife team of Charlie Hammer and Nancy Kavazanjian of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, editor, Frank Lessiter, chats with the husband and wife team of Charlie Hammer and Nancy Kavazanjian of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
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[Podcast] Early No-Till Recollections with Ag Economist Howard Doster

In this episode of the &ldquo;<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers &amp; Innovators&rdquo; podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter, chats with retired ag economist Howard Doster, who received a PhD in agricultural economics from The Ohio State University and began working at Purdue in 1968.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter, chats with retired ag economist Howard Doster, who received a PhD in agricultural economics from The Ohio State University and began working at Purdue in 1968.
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[Podcast] No-Tilling Vegetables with No-Till Pioneer Allan Brooks

In this episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Ingersoll & Agrisolutions, Frank Lessiter sits down at the 2019 National No-Tillage Conference with Allan Brooks, a pioneering no-till vegetable farmer from Wisconsin.

In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Ingersoll & Agrisolutions, Frank Lessiter sits down at the 2019 National No-Tillage Conference with Allan Brooks, a pioneering no-till vegetable farmer from Wisconsin.


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[Podcast] A Global Perspective on No-Till with Phil Needham

In this episode of the “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Ingersoll & Agrisolutions, Frank Lessiter chats with Phil Needham, owner of Needham Ag Technologies.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you by Ingersoll & Agrisolutions, Frank Lessiter chats with Phil Needham, owner of Needham Ag Technologies.
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[Podcast] No-Tilling in West Virginia with Mike Wolpert

In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you courtesy of Ingersoll & Agrisolutions, Frank Lessiter chats with long-time West Virginia no-tiller, Mike Wolpert.
In this episode of the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, brought to you courtesy of Ingersoll & Agrisolutions, Frank Lessiter chats with long-time West Virginia no-tiller, Mike Wolpert.
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[Podcast] The Early Days of No-Till Farming

For this first “official” episode of the all-new “<em>No-Till Farmer</em> Influencers & Innovators” podcast, Mike Lessiter interviews his dad, Frank Lessiter, on the roots of no-till and conservation tillage farming.
For this first “official” episode of the all-new “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast, Mike Lessiter interviews his dad, Frank Lessiter, on the roots of no-till and conservation tillage farming.
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No-Till Farmer Editors Launch New Podcast Series on “Influencers & Innovators”

No-Till Farmer Editor and host Frank Lessiter to share intimate stories on the origins of no-till farming, sustainability and other regenerative agriculture concepts.
Tune in every other week to the “No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators” podcast to get intimate stories from Frank Lessiter on the origins of no-till farming, sustainability and other regenerative agriculture concepts. Plus, Frank answers reader questions about the magazine, the National No-Tillage Conference, and no-till history.
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Scenes from the Palouse

Back in 2010, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter and his son, Mike, traveled to the Palouse area of eastern Washington to visit John Aeschliman, who’s been successfully no-tilling in the region for more than 40 years. Named one of the 25 No-Till Living Legends, no-till has allowed Aeschliman to successfully farm in an area that receives as little as 12 inches annual moisture and has slopes as steep as 60%.

Click on the articles below to learn more about Aeschliman’s operation.

No-Till Works Under Tough Conditions

What I’ve Learned from No-Tilling: Do More With Less!

 

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