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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Beating Rain And Taking No-Till To Pasture

John Kemmeren found that purchasing his own no-till drill allowed him to tackle long-overdue pasture seeding and create a better farm system.

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NAME: John Kemmeren

FARM: Angelrose Dairy

LOCATION: Bainbridge, N.Y.

YEARS NO-TILLING: 40

ACRES: 740

CROPS: Corn (grain and silage), alfalfa, grass hay and pasture

Corn isn’t king on our farm, even if it is selling for $8 per bushel. I run a 100-cow dairy along with my wife, Dianne, and our two children.

So the crops in our rotation are geared more toward providing high-quality forage for our cows than chasing down…

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Martha Mintz

Since 2011, Martha has authored the highly popular “What I’ve Learned About No-Till” series that has appeared in every issue of No-Till Farmer since August of 2002.


Growing up on a cattle ranch in southeastern Montana, Martha is a talented ag writer and photographer who lives with her family in Billings, Montana.

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