Near-surface soil aggregate structural properties, such as aggregate size distribution, stability, strength and wettability, determine the extent to which a soil will erode under water or wind erosive forces.
The good news is that most of the Midwest's late-planted corn crop escaped serious heat or drought stress during the critical pollination period and, to date, much of the important grain-filling period, says Bob Nielsen.
Dan Towery, an independent crop advisor, agronomist and former NRCS educator; and Hans Kok, a conservation tillage consultant and former Extension specialist, are Indiana's new Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative (CCSI) team.
The first product of an exciting new family of no-till herbicide tolerance traits has been submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Dow AgroSciences announced today at a press conference at the annual Farm Progress Show.
No-tiller David Groff from Cedar Meadow Farm in Holtwood, Pa., talks about the farm’s experience this year no-tilling hemp and the cover-crop mix and fertility plan they followed during the growing season.
Attend the 2020: Vision and Beyond Symposium to hear from leaders in regenerative agriculture and producers about their experience implementing on intercropping, no-till equipment, soil health testing, winter grazing, and more.
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.