Farmers and ag professionals from around the state are coming together again to share and learn about all things cover crops at the Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference. Topics will include managing manure with covers, termination of cover and machinery modifications for cover crops and no-till. Many of the presenters will be Wisconsin grain and livestock farmers speaking from experience about what has worked and hasn't worked in their conservation cropping systems.
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.