No-Till Farming: The Basics

No-Till Farming: The Basics

Plowing, or intensely tilling agricultural fields, is the single most destructive contributor to land degradation. Given the rate at which land is being over-tilled, there will barely be any healthy soil left in the next 150 years. This article discusses all of the pros and cons of the no-till farming method and how it isn’t as simple and hands-off as it may sound, and yet it will be an essential element of sustainable farming in the years to come.