Thunder Seed recently introduced three new sunflower varieties to its seed lineup. The new varieties are all Clearfield hybrids, which makes them tolerant to Beyond herbicide for excellent weed control.
Precision Planting announces its developing two new seed delivery technologies a retrofitable multi-hybrid metering system that will let the planter frequently switch between hybrids, and SpeedTube, a system that will plant corn and soybeans faster than seed tubes.
Sometimes it's not the hybrid, it’s the farmer or subtle weather conditions that are the reason yields weren’t the best that they could be. Too many times, I see producers abandon a perfectly good hybrid or variety without understanding why it performed the way it did that season.
Bags of corn seed that mix genetically modified hybrids with and without Bt toxins that kill insects provide farmers easier compliance with federal regulations but could, over time, hasten insect resistance to Bt, a Purdue University entomologist said.
This article discusses Pioneer research to rate hybrids for stress emergence and high-residue suitability, traits which can guide growers in selecting hybrids for early planting and reduced tillage systems.
Allan Brooks no-tills 2,200 acres of vegetables in Markesan, Wis. We caught up with him at the 2020 National No-Tillage Conference, where he explained how he came to use Harvest International planters and reveals the new one he had built for the 2020 planting 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.