Global Farmer Network member Jennie Schmidt farms in the Chesapeake Bay watershed in Maryland. With no-till, cover crops and precision fertilizer placement as defenses, Schmidt has a good start to conservation conversations with consumers. Schmidt explains the benefits to the environment of those practices, giving her a good offense when activist and concerned citizens voice opinions in this December 10, 2020 story by Sonja Begemann, agweb.com.
WRITTEN BY Jennie is a third generation farmer. The family farm grows grains, vegetables and wine grapes on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The farm's mission is to practice "synergistic farming" using the best of all farming methods to create healthy soils and sustain healthy food production.