First generation farmer Cory Atkins says practicing no-till helps him to retain soil moisture, and topsoil and gives him improved soil structure and natural weed control, all while helping to improve his yields.
U.S. Soybean Farmer
First-generation farmer Cory Atkins and his wife Kate, a registered dietician, live near Seaford, Delaware. Cory grows soybeans, corn, wheat, barley, grain sorghum and vegetable crops like green beans, lima beans and pickling cucumbers. In addition, he has a seed dealership and does custom planting, spraying and harvesting. He serves as a director on his state and regional soybean boards, as well as the United Soybean Board.