Armyworm moths prefer to lay their eggs on dense grassy vegetation (e.g., wheat, grass hay, and grass cover crops). Larval development should now have advanced to the point that fields should be assessed for feeding damage.
Historically, spray drift has been a problem for herbicides, where a thimble full of certain herbicides diluted in a spray load can injure a non-target crop. Today, there is a greater focus on preventing drift onto any endangered species, protected habitats, and organic farms.
New TRIBINE COO, James Shurts, provides an update on the TRIBINE T1000 making the leap from R&D to production with first machines placed and orders being taken for additional machines. With TRIBINE’s advanced design, the TRIBINE T1000 can unload a full load of grain in 2 minutes filling a semi truck and eliminating the need for a tractor, grain cart and operator.
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.