John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you the No Till Farming 102 Workshop that took place at the 2016 Eco Farm Conference where Paul Kaiser is able to make $100,000 gross per acre per year on on his farm.
In this episode, you will learn the benefits of using No Till Farming which includes significantly higher income per acre than other types of farming, regenerating the soil, capturing more carbon in the soil, creating year round jobs, producing high quality food, encouraging local flora and fauna.
First, John will share how he uses no-till farming techniques in his no-till garden at home.
Next, Paul, will share important information on why every farm should start doing no-till farming, its benefits and how the US government even promotes no-till farming as the best way to farm to conserve and restore the farm land in the USA. You will discover why Soil Organic Matter continues to decrease in the USA and why current agriculture systems are destroying the soil. You will learn about studies that support this information. You will discover why tilling is so bad for your soil, and you should never do it. You will discover the best soil management strategies to restore and build the soil to levels even BETTER than they were before we starting farming the land. You will also discover how to start a no-till farming field, as well as how to maintain it.
Next, John will share the most important slides from the No Till Farming Workship. You will discover some of the most important of a no-till farming operation, including how 3 people can replant and turn over 3 garden beds in 1 hour. You will also discover why transplants are used instead of starting seeds and why it is so important to start from transplants. Next, you will learn the tools that are used to do no-till farming. You will learn the best materials to build a long lasting, no-snag garden benches. You will discover the seed starting mixture and about different types of compost that is used in this notill farming system. You will discover the importance of diversity of growing different types of plants, natives, pollinator crops, hedgerows, and more in a no-till farming system. You will also learn how no till farming is MORE profitable than conventional and even standard organic agriculture.
Finally you will discover how notill farming done in a proper manor is the parmount of environmental sustainability, can help to sequester carbon in the soil, provide economic prosperity, as well as be social just and responsible. In the end, you will learn that No Till Farming is one of the best farming techniques that can help to solve the food crisis, economic crisis and soil crisis that is the word is currently experiencing today.