Due diligence with scouting and spraying has paid off for veteran no-tillers Darren and Jim Nelson in beating back challenges from marestail and Palmer amaranth. What’s your weed control plan this year?
It's important to recognize that the costs associated with negligent applications of these products will not be limited to the crops damaged from off-target movement, says Iowa State University Extension.
Growers planning to rely on dicamba-resistant soybean in their 2016 weed management programs for control of herbicide-resistant weeds should consider alternative strategies, says University of Illinois Extension.
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.