Retired USDA-NRCS, Greencastle, IN


Barry Fisher recently retired after 39 years with the USDA-NRCS. Most recently he was with the Soil Health Division where he served as Central Region Leader providing training and technical exchange for Soil Health Management Systems with NRCS, farmers and partners throughout the Corn Belt and Northern Plains. He remains active with state and regional initiatives which advance technologies and adoption of regenerative farming and improving soil health. He serves on the Midwest Cover Crops Council, is a Certified Crop Advisor though the American Society of Agronomy and a 38 year member of the Hoosier Chapter of SWCS. Barry and his wife Michael operate a cash grain and livestock farm in West- Central Indiana. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agronomy from Western Kentucky University and is a native of French Lick, Indiana. After retirement, Barry has launched Fisher Soil Health LLC- Consulting as a next step on this soil health and regenerative farming journey.