by Matt Hagny, consulting agronomist for no-till systems since ‘94.
Howard G. Buffett’s high-caliber accomplishments are stand-out, even though his father is far more recognized (Warren Buffett—the legendary investor, and world’s second-richest person*). Yet Howard is a driven man, and his achievements are making history: Brilliant examples in the realm of the business of no-till farming in the USA’s Corn Belt, and in actively developing humanitarian efforts to feed the starving populace in the world’s poorest regions, such as parts of Africa. His work there researches better cropping practices and teaches these to the subsistence farmers (barely able to feed themselves, let alone selling any production)—and educates them on rudimentary but essential financial skills to evaluate their enterprise and better manage it. Continue reading here