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Livestock, Covers Add Diversity for Enterprising No-Tiller

Byron Richard’s once wheat-dominated farm in North Dakota is now home to many different crops — including livestock — after his commitment to no-till practices.

Third-generation farmer Byron Richard seems to always find himself in the center of big changes in his tiny community.

The rolling prairie hills near his Belfield, N.D., home were once dominated by wheat and fallow fields edged by pastures with grazing livestock. Grain trucks at harvest were about the only time one could complain about traffic.

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But today, the once farming-dominated community is now buzzing with activity as it rests inside the headline-making Bakken oil…

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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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