There is an increasing interest regarding the potential for cover crops and soybean cyst nematode to interact in the field. Particularly with the possibility that cover crops could decrease soybean cyst nematoden numbers.
Although there are many SCN-resistant varieties available for soybean farmers, almost all contain resistance genes from a single soybean breeding line, says Iowa State University Extension's Greg Tylka.
If your yield monitor is indicating low-yielding areas for soybeans, soybean cyst nematodes could be the problem and South Dakota State University Extension discusses how to get to the root of the problem by testing your soil this fall.
Elwood, Ind., no-tiller Rick Williams who discusses his transition to twin-row, no-till corn with in-furrow fertilizer, timing strategies for multi-stage fungicide application and the value of farm trials on his 650-acre corn and soybean operation.
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.