Jason Gahimer with Beck's Hybrids, explains the motivation and collaborative effort to design
a multi-row width, multi-hybrid concept planter. Industry partners in the project included
Beck's, Harvest International, Precision Planting, Yetter Mfg., SureFire Ag Systems and
Schlipf Precision Ag.
Warsaw, Va., no-tiller Craig Brann describes the setup on his 2001 John Deere 1770 corn planter, and the improvements he’s made to the row units and pop-up fertilizer application system on the unit with the help of Precision Planting, Yetter and SureFire Ag Systems.
The trend in fertilizer application today is to go larger to cover more acreage, provide more flexibility of applications and be more precise, according to manufacturers interviewed at the 2010 Farm Progress Show.
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by CultivAce, Hickory, N.C., record-breaking no-tiller Russell Hedrick shares how he was able to decrease his soybean seeds per pound from 2,800 to under 1,400.
In the Farmer Feature segment, Hopkinton, Iowa, no-tiller Ryan Gibbs gives a crash course on how to use a refractometer to measure brix levels in corn and soybeans.
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.