Healthy Soils: Building a Strong Foundation
Thursday, December 7, 8:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Shady Maple Smorgasbord, East Earl, PA
Featuring Gail Fuller
Mr. Fuller farms 1,700–1,800 acres plus 300 acres of custom work in Emporia, Kansas. On those acres he no-tills up to 13 crops including corn, grain sorghum, triticale, winter barley, soybeans, and winter wheat. He has used 60–70 different mixes of cover crops, utilizing sunflowers, radishes, turnips, and clovers most often. He was the recipient of the 2013 American Soybean Association® Conservation Legacy Award.
Gail Fuller approaches conservation on his Kansas farm with a heavy emphasis on soil health including continuous no-till, utilizing cover crops and maximizing microbes. He always looks for ways to reduce inputs. Fuller is working to rebuild the quail population and has added a livestock component to his farm. — American Soybean Association
Stroud Water Research Center is the lead sponsor of this soil health/cover crop farmer meeting being hosted by PA No-Till Alliance. For more information about the meeting, contact Jay Howes at firstname.lastname@example.org.