New Cover Crop Selection Tool

Cover crops have been shown to improve water and soil quality, reduce erosion and capture nutrients. Choosing the right cover crop, however, can be difficult. The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) —made up of representatives from 12 Midwest states and universities, including Purdue, the province of Ontario and other agricultural stakeholders — is rolling out an improved cover…

Virtual ONTC Event

As with most other events, Ohio No-Till Council summer events had to cancel. The field events planned for Aug. 19-20 are instead going to be a VIRTUAL event online. Topics are: Cover crop plots (with Cody Beacom); 60-inch corn (with Josh Yoder); Soil Health (Jim Hoorman); and a Panel on no-till, cover crops and beginning/young…

Recognizing Our 2020 Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to our 2020 scholarship winners! These students are the future of our agricultural and environmental world! Howard Doster Memorial Scholarship winner: Regan Draeger Bill Richards Scholarship winner: Chris Baird Ohio No-Till Scholarship winners: Wyatt Kissell Mekenzie Joliff Matthew Case Danielle ‘Shae’ Leeper ONTC wishes our award recipients the best of luck in their new future endeavors!

Our August field days have been cancelled due to COVID-19. No-till Seeding Equipment: Adjustments and Operation Helping achieve the goal of successful stand establishment. August no-till field events, with Paul Jasa Our three No-till Field (half) Days on August 19 & 20 will feature an Extension Ag. Engineer from the University of Nebraska at all…

2020 Ohio No Till Council Scholarship

Will you be a college student in the fall of 2020? Incoming college freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior students are invited to apply for the Ohio No-Till Council Scholarship! The Ohio No-Till Council is offering 5 scholarships ranging from $500-$1000. These scholarships are one year in length and are open to children and grandchildren from a…

Recognizing Our 2019 Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to our 2019 Ohio No-Till Council scholarship winners! These four are the future of our agricultural and environmental world! Aubrey Margraf Jonathan Hoorman Matt Roth Jessica Monnier Not Pictured. ONTC wishes our award recipients the best of luck in their new future endeavors! If you are attending college this fall and are the child or grandchild…

December 5: Meeting Details

REGISTER AND GET TICKETS HERE! 9:00     Welcome and Introductions:  Jan Layman, President, Ohio No-Till Council 9:05     Managing Cover Crops in Spring 2020                         Nathan Brause (or Cody Beacom), David Brandt, Glenn Harsh, Eric Niemeyer 10:00   Healthy Soils, Healthy Waters, Healthy Life                         Mark Anson  (10,000 acres of no-till with cover crops) 11:00   Break 11:15   Soil…

Summer 2019 Field Day Info

The Ohio No-till Field Day will be August 29. Hosted by Nathan Brause, of Sunny Slopes Farms, in rural Bucyrus, Ohio. Tickets should be purchased in advance to receive the discount. CLICK HERE to purchase them now! Our featured speaker is Rick Clark an Indiana farmer. He will be sharing how his 7000 acre farm…

Upcoming Events

Save the dates for our upcoming events! 2019 Winter Conference – December 5 @ Der Dutchman Restaurant, Plain City, OH Upcoming events: in 2020 National No-Till Conf., St. Louis, Jan. 7-10, 2020 All-Ohio Chapter SWCS, Jan. 10, 2020, Der Dutchman, Plain City Conservation Tillage Conf., Ada, March 3-4, 2020 (Tues.-Wed.)  http://ctc.osu.edu Ohio No-Till (Spring) Field…