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Jordan and Katie Hancock of Fulton, Ky., have made adjustments to their equipment and cropping rotation in attempts to protect and improve their soils and profits. To learn about their operation, see the article “Adjusting Equipment, Adding Crops Improves No-Till Operation” from the October 2015 issue.
Attica, Ind., no-tiller Dan DeSutter is always looking for ways to improve his cover-crop system. We visited him in the spring of 2016 when he was rolling/crimping his cover crops and planting soybeans.
To learn about DeSutter's operation, check out the What I've Learned from No-Tilling article: Rejuvenating Acres and Ramping Up Soil Productivity.
Gordon Stoner no-tills his 12,000 acres of durum, green field peas, lentils, flax and corn in Outlook, Mont. The 22-year no-till veteran moved from a wheat-fallow rotation to pulse crops and has seen his soils and bottom line both greatly improve.
For more information on Stoner’s operation, read the What I’ve Learned From No-Tilling article: Diversity, No-Till and Continuous Cropping Bring Big Impacts to Bottom Line, published in November 2016. (Subscription)
A Farm Equipment Staff Report
Agritechnica has a reputation as being the international hub for emerging farm equipment and technology. The 2015 show in Hannover, Germany, again offered a diverse glimpse into emerging agricultural machinery trends that could influence the North American market in the near future.
With more than 2,900 exhibitors and 450,000 attendees, Agritechnica was a showcase for global giants and ambitious start-up companies. Farm Equipment staff spent 6 days covering the show, which featured the latest in tractors, seeding and planting equipment, spraying technology and precision farming systems.
Here is a sampling of the product highlights captured from the world’s largest agricultural machinery and equipment show. For more information and to view video coverage of innovations from Agritechnica, visit Farm-Catalog.com.