PA No-Till Alliance Board of Directors

If you have questions, our directors can provide free consultation and advice on crops, equipment and management tips. We are farmers helping farmers.

Leroy Bupp

York County
buppfarm1964@gmail.com
717-428-1865
  • Crops Grown: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat
  • Cover Crops Grown: Annual Rye, Buckwheat, Crimson Clover, Sunflowers, Radish, Wheat
  • Planter Equipment: Kinze 12-row
  • Drill Equipment: JD 750
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes, since 1997
  • Interseeding Experience: No

Bill Cannon

Mercer County
easthill@easthillfarm.farm
724-699-3775
  • Crops Grown: Corn, Hay, Pumpkins, Soybeans, Spelts
  • Cover Crops Grown: Rye, Multi-Species
  • Planter Equipment: JD 6 Row
  • Drill Equipment: JD 750
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes
  • Interseeding Experience: No

Lucas Criswell

Union County
lucascriswell@hotmail.com
570-412-0706
  • Crops Grown: Canola, Corn, Peas, Soybeans, Rye
  • Cover Crops Grown: Crimson Clover, Rye w/ Peas, Sorghum, Vetch
  • Planter Equipment: Kinze w/ Roller Attachments
  • Drill Equipment: JD
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes, since 2002
  • Interseeding Experience: Some

Jeff Frey

Lancaster County
futureviewflowers1@gmail.com
717-413-0082
  • Crops Grown: Barley, Corn, Soybeans, Wheat
  • Cover Crops Grown: Barley, Rape, Wheat, Mixes
  • Planter Equipment: Kinze 3660 Dawn GFX Row Cleaners
  • Drill Equipment: JD 1590
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes
  • Interseeding Experience: Limited

Gordon England

Blair County
gordan.england75@gmail.com
814-330-4988
  • Crops Grown: Alfalfa, Corn, Grass Hay
  • Cover Crops Grown: Annual Rye Grass, Triticale
  • Planter Equipment: Kinze 3600 30′ w/ 15″ Row Spacing
  • Drill Equipment: Sunflower 30′
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes
  • Interseeding Experience: No

Ryan Graham

Butler County
ryanwg89@yahoo.com
724-290-6320
  • Crops Grown: Corn, Hay, Soybeans, Wheat
  • Cover Crops Grown: Crimson Clover, Rye, Wheat
  • Planter Equipment: JD 1770 Full GPS, Martin Trash Wheels, Cleansweep Kinze 3500 8/16 run with Greenstar
  • Drill Equipment: JD 1590 Nice Wheels, Martin Closing Wheels & JD 1560
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes, since 2017
  • Interseeding Experience: No

Steve Groff

Lancaster County
steve@covercropcoaching.com
717-575-6778
  • Crops Grown: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Barley, Oilseed Rape, Oats, Specialty Hay, Tomatoes, Squash, Pumpkins, Hemp
  • Cover Crops Grown: Triticale, Black Oats, Hairy Vetch, Crimson Clover, Radish, Annual Ryegrass, Sorghum Sudan Grass, Sunn Hemp, Persian Clover
  • Planter Equipment: Kinze 3600 12 Row, 15″ Spacing
  • Drill Equipment: JD 1560
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes, since 1994
  • Interseeding Experience: Yes, since 2012

Jim Hershey

Lancaster County
jim.hershey@yahoo.com
717-689-0235
  • Crops Grown: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat
  • Cover Crops Grown: Austrian Winter Pea, Barley, Crimson Clover, Oats, Radish, Rye, Hairy Vetch
  • Planter Equipment: Case IH 1240 w/ Roller Attachments
  • Drill Equipment: Case IH T500, 30′ Air Drill
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes, since 2014
  • Interseeding Experience: Yes, since 2014, Builds Interseeders

Jim Harbach

Clinton County
jamesharbach@hotmail.com
570-263-0672
  • Crops Grown: Alfalfa, Corn, Soybeans, Rye
  • Cover Crops Grown: Rye, Multi-Species
  • Planter Equipment: Kinze 3660, 32 Row, 15″ Spacing
  • Drill Equipment: JD 1560
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes, since 1990
  • Interseeding Experience: Some

Dean James

Montour County
farmerjames@verizon.net
570-274-2993
  • Crops Grown: Hulless Barley, Corn, Soybeans
  • Cover Crops Grown: Crimson Clover, Oats, Mixes, Rye, Rye/Triticale
  • Planter Equipment: Precision Planted Kinze 3660 w/ Interplants
  • Drill Equipment: JD 1560
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes
  • Interseeding Experience: Yes

Ben Peckman

Franklin County
slateridge@comcast.net
717-729-6577
  • Crops Grown: Alfalfa, Barley, Corn, Milo, Soybeans, Wheat
  • Cover Crops Grown: Diverse Mix after Small Grain, Rye, Triticale
  • Planter Equipment: Case IH w/ Rollers
  • Drill Equipment: Sunflower 9421
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes
  • Interseeding Experience: No

Matt Ulmer

Centre County
romafarms2@gmail.com
814-380-4350
  • Crops Grown: Corn, Mixed Hay, Small Grains, Soybeans
  • Cover Crops Grown: Clover, Radish, Triticale, Rye, Wheat
  • Planter Equipment: JD & White
  • Drill Equipment: JD & Marliss
  • Planting Green Experience: Yes
  • Interseeding Experience: Yes