While moderating a roundtable session at last winter’s National No-Tillage Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, Paul Schaffert, a no-tiller and owner of Schaffert Mfg., fielded a question from a no-tiller who was having a difficult time getting his John Deere 750 no-till drill into the ground.
Your October issue of No-Till Farmer addressed pollution liability coverage under your farm’s insurance policy. But, even more important than your insurance coverage are the preventative measures you can take to contain a chemical spill if an accident happens.
When funding for conservation practices began to tighten in the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resource District (LENRD) in northeast Nebraska, a collaborative effort and new incentive program introduced more farmers to no-till and increased no-till acres.
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.