Based on the amount of winter-kill in a field, some producers may decide to terminate the alfalfa stand and plant corn instead. It is important to remember that alfalfa N credits should still be taken for this year's corn crop.
Several factors play into the winter survival of alfalfa, including soil moisture, soil temperature, stand age, soil fertility and fall stubble. Find out how these factors interact and how to assess whether or not your stand is still viable.
No-tiller David Groff from Cedar Meadow Farm in Holtwood, Pa., talks about the farm’s experience this year no-tilling hemp and the cover-crop mix and fertility plan they followed during the growing season.
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.