No-till Producer, Apache, OK
Southwest Oklahoma producer Alan Mindemann and his wife Tina operate a diversified cropping enterprise producing forage and cover crop seed, as well as commodity grains and contract grains near Apache, OK. Alan is currently serving on the board of directors for Oklahoma Oil Seeds Commission, Oklahoma Sorghum Commission and No-Till on the Plains. Alan has been no-tilling since 1996 in an area of 31 in. average rainfall. His main crops are wheat, corn, sesame, mungbeans, cowpeas, millet, milo, cotton, sunflowers, soybeans and cover crops.
Alan believes strongly in education and advancement of continuous no-till knowledge. He and his wife have hosted numerous visitors and tour groups to the farm throughout the years. He also participates actively with Oklahoma State University extension services in research and education projects.