Martin Shipitalo, a USDA-ARS soil researcher, on the right, received the Educator/Researcher Award from the Ohio No-Till Council.
Roger Butts, left, representing Brookside Consultants of Ohio, accepted the Business Industry Award from the Ohio No-Till Council.
Bret (middle) and Gene (right) Margraf were recognized as the Outstanding No-till Farmers of the year. They have been working with no-till and cover crops for the last 10 years on their farm near Sycamore.
The Ohio No-Till Conference featured a mountain of information for attendees, most of which revolved around soil health and the value of a system including continuous no-till and cover crops.
The group took time to recognize the contributions of some leaders in no-till farming in Ohio.
Dale Minyo talks with Oustanding No-till Farmer of Year Bret Margraf.