In this episode of Voices from the Field, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Mike Lewis talks with Gary Zimmer, co-owner of Otter Creek Organic Farm in south-central Wisconsin and founder of Midwestern BioAg, a fertilizer company focused on biological and organic farming methods.
Gary is also a co-founder of Rye Revival, an organization that aims to bolster the use of rye. Gary and Mike talk about rye’s health benefits and its use as an animal feed and a cover crop.
Related ATTRA Resources:
- Organic Small Grain Production Overview
- No-Till Case Study, Brown’s Ranch: Improving Soil Health Improves the Bottom Line
- Cover Crops and Their Impact on Soil Health, Crop Productivity
- Cover Crops and Water Infiltration
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