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Frank Lessiter, No-Till Farmer Editor

No-Tilling Adds $112 Per Acre in Environmental Value for the Non-Farm Public

While many of our readers certainly recognize the positive impact no-till has on their farm’s profitability, most haven’t recognized the environmentally-friendly value it also brings to America’s non-farm population. By combining the extra cropping value enjoyed by growers with the climate-friendly environmental benefits of this practice, it’s apparent to me that we’ve been underselling the overall worth of no-till. Read More
Clay Pope

Don’t Lose Sight of the Forest for the Trees with Regenerative Ag

Clay Pope discusses the one-size-fits-all mentality that can make implementing regenerative practices on a bigger scale difficult for some farmers, and the need for flexibility. Read More

25 Critical Questions to Ask Before Signing a Carbon Contract

Before signing a carbon sequestration contract, you’ll need to fully understand all of the specific terms, conditions, requirements, data ownership and penalties covered in the document’s fine print. 

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[Podcast] Preserving Wetlands on the Farm with Ray McCormick

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter talks with Vincennes, Ind., no-tiller Ray McCormick about how his approaches to conservation and farming intersect. Read More

RMA Authorizes Emergency Procedures to Help Drought-Impacted Growers

The USDA is authorizing emergency procedures to help agricultural producers impacted by extreme drought conditions. Read More
SDSHC Nathan Jones

Going Back to School to Learn to Apply Principles of Soil Health

In operation since 2015, South Dakota Soil Health Coalition's Soil Health School offers hands-on instruction to farmers across the state. Participants learn about the principles of soil health and how to apply them on their own operations. Read More

Timing, Moisture, Seeding Rate Matter when Overseeding Cover Crops

When seeding cover crops, the method makes a difference. For success in overseeding covers into a standing crop, either by broadcasting with high clearance equipment or aerially applying the seed, consider these tips from Iowa State University Extension. Read More

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