Crop residue management, no-till crop production and cover crops are important methods to reduce wind and water erosion, decrease runoff and evaporation and improve soil health for a more resilient soil, says ag engineer Paul Jasa of Nebraska Extension.
Researchers are studying the soil around sorghum plants in hopes of gleaning how microbes help the crop continue to produce during droughts, possibly providing clues to helping other crops improve drought tolerance traits.
Pioneer Hi-Bred has launched a new generation of corn hybrids, under the Optimum AQUAmax brand name, that may deliver a yield advantage in water-limited environments, allowing growers to minimize risk and maximize productivity.
Allan Brooks no-tills 2,200 acres of vegetables in Markesan, Wis. We caught up with him at the 2020 National No-Tillage Conference, where he explained how he came to use Harvest International planters and reveals the new one he had built for the 2020 planting season.
The Summit, formerly known as the Conservation Tillage Conference (CTC), features keynote speakers, breakout sessions, table talks and vendor booths. Attendees who stay for the entire conference will be offered CCA continuing education units (CEUs).
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.