Jay Fuhrer

Jay Fuhrer

Jay Fuhrer is a Soil Health Specialist employed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Bismarck, North Dakota.

He has boots on the ground the last 38 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, grazing clubs, watersheds, farm organizations, urban groups, and more.  Jay’s interest in soil health has resulted in numerous speaking engagements within the US and includes Argentina, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Russia, and South Africa.

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.