Jay Fuhrer is a Soil Health Specialist employed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Graduating from North Dakota State University in 1976 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. He has boots on the ground the last 37 years working with cropping systems, grazing systems, cover crops, and gardens.
Jay also has an extensive background working with groups and entities, such as; soil and water conservation districts, national and international no-till organizations, watersheds, farm organizations, urban groups, and more.
Recently, Jay spends his time at the Menoken Farm minimizing soil disturbance, adding soil armor, maximizing plant diversity, maintaining living roots in the soil, and integrating livestock.
Jay’s interest in soil health has resulted in numerous speaking engagements within the US and also includes Argentina, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Russia, and South Africa.