Managing arable soil inventories for future food production isn’t just a challenge here in North America. Read on to see what experts say is happening to soil resources in the European Union. Read More
This 60-minute documentary features innovative farmers and soil health experts from throughout the U.S. "Living Soil" was directed by Chelsea Myers and Tiny Attic Productions based in Columbia, Missouri, and produced by the Soil Health Institute through the generous support of The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. Read More
No-Till Farmer caught up with Russ Mormon, sales representative for Ag Leader Technology, at the 2019 National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. A title sponsor of the event, Russ talked about how new developments with their cloud-based AgFiniti system can assist farmers in creating and implementing planting prescriptions. Read More
In this webinar, sponsored by AgroLiquid, Dr. Zouheir Massri, Soil Physics & Fertility Research Manager, discusses soil health as it relates to soil functionality and where we need to go to take soil health to the next level. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.] Read More
Withspring planting right around the corner, some are thinking about the ‘green bridge’ and how long to wait before planting. Researchers from Washington State University consider whether there’s a benefit to using paraquat instead of glyphosate for a quick burn-down. Read More
The next deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2019 is May 10, 2019. The NRCS plans to invest up to $700 million for new enrollments and contract extensions in fiscal year 2019. Read More
Compounds produced by sorghum plants to defend against insect feeding could be isolated, synthesized and used as a targeted, nontoxic insect deterrent, according to researchers at Penn State who studied plant-insect interactions that included field, greenhouse and laboratory components. Read More
In the Midwest Corn Belt, corn often covers 40 percent of the landscape or more. In partnership with the Honey Bee Health Coalition, the National Corn Growers Association identifies potential effects of agricultural practices on bees at each stage of production and recommends ways to mitigate those impacts. Read More
Elk City, Okla., no-tillers Spencer Smith (left) and his father, Jimmy Smith, talk about the Dalton Ag Mobility 600 fertilizer applicator they’re using to broadcast cereal rye into standing cotton, which is planted in 40-inch rows.
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.