Ed was named National No-Till Innovative Consultant at the 2000 National No-Till Conference. He has presented at the National No-Till Conference 6 years, the Innovative Farmers of Ontario, the Pennsylvania Corn Growers and many other professional workshops and conferences.
Ed retired from Ohio public service after 31 years as an agricultural educator in public schools and Ohio State University Extension. He is a Certified Crop Advisor and holds a BS and MS in Agriculture from The Ohio State University.
Ed lives in Martinsville, Ohio, where he and his wife LuAnn operate a corn and soybean research farm. They recently completed a three-year contract to provide water quality education to farmers and landowners in the Upper Little Miami and Caesar Creek watersheds.