Noah Newman

Noah Newman

Noah Newman started at Lessiter Media in March 2022 as Associate Editor for No-Till Farmer, Strip-Till Farmer and Cover Crop Strategies. He previously worked in broadcast journalism as a sports anchor/reporter for television stations in central Illinois and most recently Jackson, Mississippi, where he was named the state’s sportscaster of the year by the National Sports Media Association. The Cleveland, Ohio, native looks forward to engaging with growers, learning extensively about their operations, and sharing impactful stories with the audience.

ARTICLES

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Using Covers to Improve Soil and Water Quality

Davenport, Iowa’s, Robb Ewoldt implements innovative conservation practices to boost his bottom line while improving the environment.
Robb Ewoldt, along with his wife, Jennifer, and teenage sons, Alex and Isaac, grows corn and soybeans in eastern Iowa, just three miles north of the Mississippi River. He farms 2,000 acres with a main goal always in mind.
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3rd annual Cover Crop Benchmark Study

Reducing Erosion, Improving Water Infiltration Push Cover Crop Adoption

Exclusive survey reveals cover cropping trends through 2022, including increasing acreage planted to covers, the top benefits farmers gain from covers and multiple methods for seeding them.
Farmers across the nation participated in the 3rd annual Cover Crop Benchmark Study published by Cover Crop Strategies. The comprehensive survey featured 48 questions about topics including management practices, motivations and expenses in 2021 and plans for 2022.
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Cover Cropping for Hunting and Grazing

South Dakota cow-calf operation utilizes covers to boost hunting business and livestock grazing.
Welcome to Holsing Farms, a sizeable grass-based rangeland located roughly 45 miles southwest of Aberdeen, S.D. Gene Holt, along with older brother Nick and dad, Kurt, operate the 5,000-acre property. Gene’s great grandfather Vic Holsing founded the farm in 1929 before passing the baton to Gene’s grandfather Gene Holsing, and eventually to Kurt in 1980.
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Key Takeaways From 3rd Annual Cover Crop Benchmark Study

Cover Crop Strategies’ exclusive survey reveals more farmers are planting green.
Farmers from 30 different states participated in the 3rd annual Cover Crop Benchmark Study. The comprehensive survey featured 48 questions about several topics including management practices, motivations, challenges and expenses in 2021 and plans for 2022. Here are 5 key takeaways.
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New Cover Crop Offers Profitability Potential in the South

Nuseed Carinata has the environmental benefits of a typical cover crop with added profitability potential through yield and sustainability.

A new cover crop, Nuseed Carinata, set to launch this fall in the south, should pique the interest of farmers looking to boost their bottom line in between main food crops. Nuseed is targeting Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and the Carolinas for its debut in the U.S.


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Join top no-tillers, agronomists and researchers for 3 days of unrivaled learning and networking!

Attend the 2023 National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, January 10-13, and discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in no-till to raise your level of no-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. 

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