Jon Stevens is a no-till and strip-till farmer in Rock Creek, Minn. In this video he talks about his first no-till experiences with equipment changes, planting strategies, weed control measures, trial-and- error and overcoming challenges.
Rick Murdock knows the power a no-till system
has to transform eroded, unproductive terrain into successful
farming operations, having seen it happen during
travels to Brazil, Indonesia and other countries, and
on his own 1,200-acre farm near Murray, Ky. where he
saw a no-till planter roll in 1976 as a 19-year-old.
U.S. SECRETARY of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this month announced USDA’s Farm Bill and Legislative Principles for 2018, which serve as a road map to inform Congress of what ag stakeholders want to see in the next Farm Bill.
WHEN WE STEP into our office, soil conservation posters serve to remind us why we do the things we do on our farm. Our soils need to be protected and nourished to keep waterways healthy and the nation’s food supply sustainable.
Holtwood, Pa., no-tiller Steve Groff no-tills pumpkins with this Monosem planter that includes Pequea’s Residue Slicers, which cut through rolled-down triticale and hairy vetch ahead of the row units. He no-tills pumpkins in 45-inch rows between Memorial Day and the end of June.
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.