How Can You Put More Money in YOUR Pocket with #RootNotIron?

This is the question Blake Vince will be answering on April 5th… you won’t want to miss it! Blake Vince is a fifth generation farmer from Merlin, Ontario, Canada. He was also named as a 2013 Nuffield Scholar– his topic being “conserving farm land with cover crops and the importance of biodiversity.” Vince currently produces commercial corn,…

Meet Two of Ohio’s 2018 Master Farmers

Meet two of the Ohio 2018 Master Farmers-  Gary Shick and Dale Profit. They are both huge supporters of no-till farming. See what they have to saying about farming, conservation, and family:  

Ohio Soil Health Symposium

If your farm, business or organization is interested in profitably raising food and fiber in healthy soil, you should attend the 2nd Annual Ohio Soil Health Symposium on March 27 at the Seneca County-Camden Falls Conference Center, 2460 St. Rt.231, Tiffin, OH 44883. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  and will offer attendees helpful topics, tricks,…

Ohio No-Till Council Scholarship

Will you be a college student in the fall of 2018? Incoming college freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior students are invited to apply for the Ohio No-Till Council Scholarship!

Ohio No-Till Council Award Winners

The Ohio No-Till Council Winter Meeting was a great success! We had 232 attendees and awarded several awards to several deserving farmers. Fishers Ag Service- Agri-Business Award Nathan Wilson- No-Till Farmer of the Year Nathan Brause- Newly Elected Ohio No-Till Council Board Member Chet Margraf- Scholarship Award Winner Below are some pictures taken at the…

Dec 6- Winter Meeting Details

This year’s Ohio No-Till Conference will be held at Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City on Wednesday, December 6th. Early registration is $40 (before December 1st). At the door registration will also be available for $60. Lunch is included. We are lucky to have a variety of speakers and sessions! Get registered and email us…

2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey

The 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey Report from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension (SARE) program, Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC), and American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) has been released.   What does the data have to say about the use of cover crops?   According to a nationwide survey, following the use of cover crops…

Bench Donated Honoring Dave Brandt

Dave Brandt has been farming without tillage since 1971, and first added cover crops to his farm in 1978. Without a doubt, an amazing no-till legacy for the Fairfield County farmer. On September 19th, the Ohio No-Till Council recognized his continuing contributions with the presentation of a special bench at the Farm Science Review. The…

August Field Day Events

Attend one or all of these three field day events to learn more about soil scanning, nutrient challenges, soil health, drones, and more!

Soil Health Q&A

Check out this interesting article with Abby Wick, soil health scientist. She loves talking with farmers (especially about soil health) and connecting with them in order to make their farming techniques better. Q&A with Abby Wick