Join us to learn the latest in agronomic research being conducted in the University of Wisconsin's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Field tours will emphasize soil, crop, and pest management practices that promote soil health, improve farm profitability, and enhance environmental quality.
A lunch time presentation will focus on navigating today’s dairy industry and a special after lunch only session will highlight UW’s inaugural research on industrial hemp. Grain and fiber plots will showcase research on organic weed management, conventional fertility, and variety trials. An update will also be provided on cannabidiol research.
Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits are being requested.
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.