NAME: Billy and Sadie Burns
LOCATION: Hooper, Colo.
YEARS NO-TILLING: 6
CROPS: Alfalfa, cereal rye, alfalfa-grass mix and mixed forage
As no-tillers we are definitely an oddity here in the highly productive San Luis Valley of Colorado. While we strive to keep our acres covered and undisturbed, the farmers surrounding us move masses of earth with every crop.
The San Luis Valley is truly unique. The sandy, pancake-flat alpine valley…