By monitoring crops through machine learning and satellite data, Stanford scientists have found farms that till the soil less can increase yields of corn and soybeans and improve the health of the soil.
CNH Industrial announced it is laying the foundation for accelerated global growth and profitability by changing its organizational structure and strengthening and focusing its Global Executive Committee.
Beck's Hybrids announces a continued collaboration with Kinze Mfg. Inc. to conduct onfarm research by providing expertise in hybrid placement, developing spatial management zones and site-specific seeding. Through Becks Practical Farm Research (PFR) Partners program, multi-hybrid corn planting will be utilized in onfarm research in Indiana, Illinois and Iowa in spring of 2014.
A nearly $100 billion-a-year compromise farm bill cleared the House Wednesday that eliminates a $4.5 billion-a-year farm subsidy called direct payments, but continues to heavily subsidize corn, soybeans, wheat, rice and cotton.
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.