Johnny Verell is a 3rd generation farmer, taking a scientific approach to his high yield operation located in Jackson, TN. Soil conservation is important on his farm, where he utilizes cover crops and a no-till approach on 4000+ acres of corn, 4000+ acres of soybeans and 3100 acres of wheat. Farming alongside his dad, Johnny continues to look for innovative ideas and business approaches. He has defined the practice of efficiency, double cropping both corn and soybeans into wheat, which has allowed him to strive for higher yields since transitioning from cotton to grain. He continues to be recognized for various farm awards including NCGA State Winner, American Soybean Association’s Conservation Legacy Award recipient, 2018 Tennessee Farmer of the Year, and others.