Monthly Archives: January 2018

Mike Plumers Legacy Connected to Annual Ryegrass

When Oregon growers of annual ryegrass began wondering where this inexpensive plant might be of added value in agriculture, they looked at the Midwest, where many millions of acres are calling out for remedies to heal depleted soil. Mike Plumer, … Continue reading

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“Give it to Mikey. Mikey Will Know What to Do!”

No-Till Farmer magazine founder Frank Lessiter said this about Mike Plumer, after hearing about his death late in December, while he was awaiting word on a possible lung transplant. “Mike was a great friend of No-Till Farmer and a staunch advocate for … Continue reading

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Mike Plumer, Cover Crop Hero, is Gone, but Not Forgotten

“When we lost Mike, we lost a champion, a champion in innovative agriculture in the U.S., North America and other points of the world, primarily Africa.” On Christmas Day, Mike Plumer died. The quote above is from a tribute written … Continue reading

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