Evolving Our System

Published Feb 7, 2008

By Richard and Sharon Thompson

“We started farming together in 1958 with the high inputs of purchased fertilizer, herbicides and insecticides that were required with the continuous corn program. In 1968 we changed back to a rotation of corn-soybean-corn-oat-hay (C-SB-C-O-H) using organic, alternative, and sustainable practices.”