Zouheir Massri, PhD, is a soil scientist focused on researching the movement of plant nutrients in the soil. His education and research have taken him from Syria to Russia and Italy, and then to the U.S. Massri’s experience and knowledge have amassed a global understanding of soil and water management research. As a soil physics and fertility research manager with AgroLiquid, Massri’s mission remains improving crop nutrient knowledge and understanding.
Continuous improvement of crop yield is dependent on how growers invest and sustain the soil ecosystem to withstand environmental threats and stripping of key nutrients needed to sustain agriculture, says researcher Dr. Zouheir Massri.
Lewis Krueger, CEO of Cross Slot No-Till Systems in Appleton, WIs., talks about the unique seed delivery mechanism of the Cross Slot drill, how the gangs can be raised and lowered for different row spacing options, and some design and production changes that are in the works now that these machines are being made in the U.S.
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.