With the passing of National Ag Day last week, we celebrate what’s been done to improve the sustainability of farming operations, but look ahead to what we must do to preserve and protect food security for future generations. Read More
While it may not be an immediate windfall, no-tillers who’ve been doing the right thing to protect and enrich their soils may finally have a chance to cash in on that beyond the money they’ve already saved in fuel, machinery and labor. Read More
A new strain of salt-tolerant bread wheat with genes that can be traced back to wild relatives will begin field trials in Australia this year, say researchers from the South Australian Research and Development Institute. Read More
Managing marginal ground can be a challenge, but Tennessee farmer Perry Philpott is turning his over to water-efficient, drought-resistant switchgrass to provide biomass for a new market for agricultural pulp. Read More
To help prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, USDA Service Centers will be open for business by phone appointment only until further notice. Field work will continue with appropriate social distancing. Read More
Addressing a gathering of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water, Russell Hedrick of Hickory, N.C., shares a presentation on the impacts on water quality that can be realized by utilizing regenerative ag practices, such as growing cover crops, reducing soil disturbance, maintaining soil armor, and integrating livestock.
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.