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 experience over 38 years, working with cropping systems, grazing systems, cover crops, and gardens.

Jay also has an extensive background working with groups and entities; these include 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, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Russia, and South Africa.

Jay spends his time at the Menoken Farm, minimizing soil disturbance, adding soil armour, maximizing plant diversity, maintaining living roots in the soil, and integrating livestock.