Dexter, Mo., grower Johnny Hunter discusses his decision to switch from the conventionally tilled, furrow irrigated, 38-inch raised beds to a no-till system to with cover-crop mixes to improve soil health and profitability as he raises field corn, popcorn, cotton, non-GMO soybeans, rice and pumpkins. He also discusses outfitting his John Deere DB60 planter with DawnBiologic cover crop roller units to ‘plant green.’
Allan Brooks no-tills 2,200 acres of vegetables in Markesan, Wis. We caught up with him at the 2020 National No-Tillage Conference, where he explained how he came to use Harvest International planters and reveals the new one he had built for the 2020 planting season.
Finding solutions to the problems farmers face is what inspired Harry and Etta Yetter to open a small machine shop in west central Illinois in the 1930s. Today, four generations later, Yetter continues the tradition of solving agricultural problems to meet the needs of producers all over the world.
Needham Ag understands the role of technology in making better use of limited resources within a specific environment by drawing on a wealth of global experience to overcome the challenges facing today's farmers, manufacturers and dealers.