Gabe Brown struggled with Mother Nature. After 10 years of wet springs, dry summers, hail storms, and bills to pay, Brown decided there had to be a better way. This is the story of his family's journey to soil health, and the book he wrote to help others.
Back in the 1970's, no-till farming was about as rare as a day with no wind on the prairies of North Dakota and Manitoba, Canada. But farmers in these two nations came together to jointly work for a common goal.
Doug Peterson is a NRCS Regional Soil Health Specialist. He is passionate about helping farmers solve resource concerns with their soils. Whether weeds, insects or erosion, Peterson encourages implementing the right soil health principles for every farmer's situation.