The 2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference will bring farmers, Extension personnel, researchers, and ag industry specialists together discover the latest information related to cover crops in the South. The first day of the conference, July 16th, will take place at Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center. Speakers will cover topics related to maximizing benefits of cover cropping. On the second day of the conference, we will take buses to E.V. Smith Research Center in Shorter, AL, where field demonstrations will be used to showcase best management practices and new technology related to cover crops.
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.