No-till farming is nothing new. It was used as far back as 10,000 years ago. Research shows that adopting no-till practices is good for the soil. But what’s in it for the farmer? And how does No-Till farming fit into water quality, climate-smart farming and carbon sequestration? This week on Our Ohio Weekly, we’ll visit with members of the Ohio No-Till Council to find out why more farmers are becoming interested in No-Till.
00:00 - Ohio No-Till Council President and Hardin County farmer Jan Layman and Council board member and Highland County farmer Nathan Brown talk about why No-Till farming works for them and how the practice is trending upward.
23:50 - Meet a Ross County farmer who walked away from a successful career and took a massive financial gamble to start a farming career "To the Beat of Agriculture".
32:20 - Ohio Farm Bureau’s Senior Director of policy development and environmental policy, Dr. Larry Antosch, talks about the newly revised 590 Nutrient Management Standard.
42:20 - Lindsay Shoup, organization director for Summit County Farm Bureau, gives the details about their upcoming Food Waste Webinar.