Featuring Ray Archuleta, one of the premier conservation agronomists and soil health experts. With more than 25 years of field experience with the USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service, Archuleta is regarded worldwide for his hands-on approach to analyzing and comparing soil health in a variety of tillage systems. His belief that promoting healthy soils requires following the lead of nature and has earned him the nickname, “Ray the Soils Guy.”
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.