State of Change

Thinking Outside the Box with No-Till Farming

Clip | 8m 22s  | Video has closed captioning.

Tilling soil has long been thought of as a necessary step in agricultural production. A long-term study by researchers at NC State, however, bolsters what farmers like Beverly Blackwell Bowen of Blackwell’s Farm are experiencing: conservation tillage allows for more resilient plants with higher yields than traditional tillage practices. When you look at the soil, you can see why.

Aired: 04/19/23

Rating: NR

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