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The No-Till Farmer Podcast is the no-tiller's audio source for in-depth knowledge on high-profit no-till crop production, including planting, fertilizing, residue management, crop protection, cover crops and other management practices that promote stewardship of the environment.

The No-Till Farmer Podcast is the no-tiller's audio source for in-depth knowledge on high-profit no-till crop production, including planting, fertilizing, residue management, crop protection, cover crops and other management practices that promote stewardship of the environment.

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The No-Till Farmer Podcast is the no-tiller's audio source for in-depth knowledge on high-profit no-till crop production, including planting, fertilizing, residue management, crop protection, cover crops and other management practices that promote stewardship of the environment.

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@notillfarmr

Language:

English


Episodes

Barry Fisher, Soil Health, and the Future of Carbon

1/15/2022
Barry Fisher, Soil Health, and the Future of Carbon by No-Till Farmer

Duration:00:50:28

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

1/7/2022
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.

Duration:01:04:01

Interseeding Covers Into Corn At V4-V5 For No-Till Success

12/30/2021
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, associate editor Sarah Hill caught up with John Wallace, Penn State University assistant professor of weed science, to discuss his thoughts on how best to get covers established in row crops. He explains how available equipment, herbicide programs and fertility management affect interseeding decisions.

Duration:00:28:14

Harvesting The History Of No-Till Research With Don Reicosky And Randall Reed

12/23/2021
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. Randall Reeder, retired ag engineer from Ohio State University and Don Reicosky, retired USDA soil scientist, collaborated on a detailed process to complete the large and aggressive project in advance of three important no-till milestones in 2022.

Duration:00:25:45

30 Under 30 With Mitchell Hora, And The Future Of Regenerative Agriculture

12/17/2021
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Mitchell Hora on the sidelines of the Big Soil Health Event in Riverside, Iowa and spoke with him about, getting named to the list, the potential for regenerative agriculture, his company’s web-based application TopSoil, and more.

Duration:00:37:04

From No-Till To Manufacturing With Paul Schaffert

12/10/2021
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, Frank Lessiter talks with Paul Schaffert, founder of Schaffert Manufacturing Company in Indianola, Neb. about his early successes in no-till, how innovation continues, how he transitioned from farming to manufacturing, and more.

Duration:01:04:05

Connecting Soil Health To Human Health With Rick Clark

12/3/2021
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with No-tiller Rick Clark to hear about many of the ways his operation and mindset have had to change in order to succeed with the transition. He explains his 70/30 theory on weed suppression, how learning to crimp cereal rye was a lightbulb moment that really pushed his practices forward, and how he came to appreciate beneficial predator insects. He also discusses how a personal health issue has helped him develop his thinking on the...

Duration:01:02:11

No-Till Lessons & Learnings From Lloyd Murdock

11/19/2021
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, Frank Lessiter talks with Lloyd Murdock, professor emeritus at the University of Kentucky about his early lessons from no-till, how soil changes over the decades after tillage stops, an experiment that took years to take off, and more.

Duration:00:49:04

Russell Hedrick On Boosting No - Till Profits With Custom Milling

11/12/2021
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Hickory, North Carolina, no-tiller Russell Hedrick to hear about his latest venture, a mobile grain milling operation he launched alongside partners Liz Haney and Sarah Varble called Regen Mills. Join in to hear how the trio sees this as a way to return more profit to farmers, how this new approach to grain milling supports that goal, the requirements and expectations they have for farmers signing on to the program, likely financial returns...

Duration:00:34:36

Managing Resources Using No-Till with Dick Wittman

11/5/2021
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, Frank Lessiter talks with Dick Wittman, a no-tiller in Lapwai, Idaho, about his transition to no-till, his resource management mindset and how Wittman is positioning the next generation of farmers in his family for success.

Duration:00:44:50

Eliminating Herbicides With AI And Lasers

10/29/2021
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Paul Mikesell, founder and CEO of Carbon Robotics, a new company that is tackling weed control with a combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and lasers. This past year, in 2021, the company released its first production units of a machine called the LaserWeeder, which has the potential to eliminate the need for herbicides or tillage for weed control. Join in to hear about how the LaserWeeder can distinguish between crops and weeds, how...

Duration:00:33:25

Digging Deeper Into Cover Crop Benefits With Ray Weil

10/25/2021
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, we’re sitting in on a presentation by Ray Weil, Soil Scientist at the University of Maryland to discuss his research. He explains how cover crops influence nutrient profiles, optimal planting dates for cover crops and how well different kinds of cover crops can penetrate dense, compacted soils.

Duration:00:52:26

An Allis-Chalmers History Lesson With Tim Brannon

10/22/2021
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, Tim Brannon, former Allis-Chalmers territory manager and current president of B&G Equipment, Paris, Tenn., talks with Frank Lessiter about the early days of Allis-Chalmers and shares some memorable stories from the road as he introduced no-till planters to growers around the world.

Duration:00:53:17

The Impact Of Water, Tillage And Cover Crops On Soil Health

10/15/2021
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Anthony Bly, Soils Field Specialist with South Dakota State University Extension, who was a presenter at the event. In an interview with associate editor Sarah Hill, Anthony discusses the interconnected relationship between water and soil, how cover crops fit into profitable cropping systems, the importance of minimal soil disturbance and more.

Duration:00:27:43

Howard G. Buffett Shares ‘Role of No-Till in Feeding the World’

10/12/2021
Listen to no-tiller & philanthropist Howard G. Buffet's keynote presentation at the 2010 National No-Tillage Conference in Des Moines, Iowa. At the time of his presentation, Buffett (son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett) had been no-tilling since 1992 on 16,000 acres in Illinois and Nebraska as well as another 6,000-plus acres in South Africa.

Duration:00:55:49

Why No-Till Benefits Birds With Kelly VanBeek Mixdown

10/7/2021
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Terrasym, Frank Lessiter gets into the weeds with Kelly VanBeek, wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Migratory Bird Program to discuss which no-till fields provide the best habitats for songbirds, what cover crops are most hospitable to birds and finding a balance between productivity and conservation on farmland.

Duration:00:30:45

Integrating Farm-To-Table Organic Hemp With Covers And Grazing

9/17/2021
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with Tom Cotter, a no-tiller and strip-tiller in Austin, Minnesota, right after a Minnesota Soil Health School session he hosted at his farm. He explains how he has skirted many of the problems facing hemp farmers by following the farm-to-table production model to grow the product for his own Superior Cannabis Company stores in Austin and Duluth.

Duration:00:36:10

Agriculture As A Solution To Climate Change

9/9/2021
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Martin Industries, Frank Lessiter talks with Betsy Bower, an agronomist for Ceres Solutions in Lafayette, Ind., about the task force and some of the hottest areas in no-till farming – from carbon sequestration to biologicals and more.

Duration:00:33:44

Comparing Three US Carbon Market Programs

9/3/2021
Carbon market programs are a hot topic amongst farmers today, as they represent a potential new revenue stream for growers who implement conservation practices such as no-till, strip-till and cover crops. But every program is a little different in how they approach qualifying acres, establishing baseline measurements, practice verification, farmer compensation and more. For this No-Till Farmer podcast, we caught up with representatives from three companies who were talking with farmers about...

Duration:00:42:21

Biological Soil Testing With Lance Gunderson

8/27/2021
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we caught up with Lance Gunderson, president and co-owner of the recently launched Regen Ag Lab in Pleasanton, Nebraska to talk about some of the new soil tests, how they differ from conventional tests and why it matters.

Duration:00:44:24