After reading Fifty Years of Disruptive Innovation over a recent weekend and reflecting on the many examples of innovation, passion and perseverance found in Jon Kinzenbaw's story, No-Till Farmer requested permission to share an excerpt of the book's content with our subscribers.
An obstacle no-tillers often cite for not using cover crops in their rotation is getting them established in a timely manner after corn and soybean harvest so they get optimum growth and benefit. This is especially true in colder northern climates, where the growing season is shorter.
Orthman Manufacturing, Inc. of Lexington are the recipients of the 2012 Innovation in Manufacturing Award for Nebraska. The companies were honored at the Oct. 3 meeting of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry's Manufacturers Council held in Grand Island.
With the new profit opportunities Wall Street investment fund managers and analysts are seeing in agriculture, there’s more New York City interest in food and fiber production than there’s been in decades.
THE Baruth brothers — Ron, Larry and Tom — continue to raise wheat, but pretty much look at cereal crops as an integral part of their 150-bushel corn and 40-bushel per acre soybean no-till cropping formula.
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.