Steve Groff is a research-based farmer, agricultural consultant, speaker & author. He has 25 years of experience in cover crop research and has deep roots in studying hemp planting. The recent resurgence of CBD Hemp positions Steve's trusted voice and strengths as the ideal guide to accelerate your own results. 
Steve Groff Fast Facts:


  • Designed the first cover crop Roller-Crimper in North America.

  • Developed the Tillage Radish.

  • Started the first company in the world exclusively selling cover crop seed.

  • First commercial vegetable farm to no-till transplant tomatoes.


Consulting for:

  • Wrangler 

  • Stroud Water Research

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation 

  • NRCS 

  • Rodale Institute 

  • Penn State University

  • University of MD

  • Cornell University


Writing for:

  • American Agriculturalist 

  • Lancaster Farming 


International speaking & consulting: 

Bulgaria, Hungary, Australia, Romania, Belgium, France, Germany, South Africa 


I love helping:

  • Farmers, with their crops

  • Agronomists, with their training

  • Seed companies, with new mix formulation

  • Educators, in the field & within institutions


Core Philosophies:

  1. Soil is meant to be covered.

  2. Planning and understanding are essential to farming success.

  3. “Why” and “How” are essential ... Concepts plus practical instruction.

  4. Treat your cover crops like your cash crops!

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