Laforge introduces its EZ Ballast product, allowing operators to add about 3,400 pounds of tractor weight in seconds without having to get out of the cab. Compatible with John Deere 7R series tractors, the unique system attaches to the bottom of the machine with the push of a button and does not reduce ground clearance. “It’s a lot easier than adding wheel weights and we see more farmers in North America interested in accurately ballasting tractors if they are moving from a haying or mowing to a tillage operation where they need to add some weight,” says Lars Paulsson.
Capturing sunlight and keeping living roots in the ground as long as possible is the goal of Beaver Dam, Ws., no-tiller Marty Weiss. The co-chair of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water talks about strip-cropping and interseeding cover crops at a field day in the summer of 2020.
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