Veteran Blackwell, Okla., no-tiller Tom Cannon, who no-tills canola, corn, winter wheat, milo and double-crop soybeans, seeds cover crops and raises livestock, discusses the row unit and precision setup on his John Deere 1770NT no-till planter, and shares the maintenance checklist he uses for keeping his planters in tip-top shape.
Addressing a gathering of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water, Russell Hedrick of Hickory, N.C., shares a presentation on the impacts on water quality that can be realized by utilizing regenerative ag practices, such as growing cover crops, reducing soil disturbance, maintaining soil armor, and integrating livestock.
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.