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No-Till Farming has been a practice employed on the MARC farm that has been met with great success! The conservation practice allows for reduced amounts of soil erosion while also producing great crop yields!
For more information on No-Till Farming, please check out the links below!
Myers, R. David and Brenneman,Raymond. The University of Maryland Extension, Organic No-Till Grain Rotations: https://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_docs/Organic%20No-Till%20Grains%20Preliminary.pdf
Creech, Elizabeth. The United States Department of Agriculture, Saving Money, Time and Soil: The Economics of No-Till Farming: https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2017/11/30/saving-money-time-and-soil-economics-no-till-farming