Soil compaction caused by wheel traffic has become an increasing concern among farmers, especially due to the weight of high-capacity, central-fill planters on the center transport wheels. Demonstrating just how much compaction can occur, how it impacts yield and how to minimize compaction at planting are goals of the AGCO Crop Tour program in 2020.
AGCO Corp. announced it has entered into an agreement with Precision Planting, an affiliate and business of The Climate Corporation, that introduces factory integration of select Precision Planting technology to AGCO's White planters line.
Registration for the Soil Health Field Day at Burr Oak Farms & Unruh Cover Cropping in Lewiston, Minn., is open. Topics covered include roller-crimping, alternative forages, a drone seeding demo and seeding equipment.
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.