Global Farmer Network member Jennie Schmidt is a conservation steward. She uses conversation principles on her farm in the Chesapeake Bay watershed in Maryland. Emphasizing no-till, cover crops and precision fertilizer placement, Schmidt has good examples to share when answering conservation questions. This Q&A is from the Farm Journal 2020 Report: America’s Conservation Ag Movement.
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.